Mrs. Michael J. Lively Recipe

Key Lime Bunt Cake the weight watchers version

By Mrs. Michael J. Lively lively4Jesus


Rating:
Serves:
12-24 depending on how you cut it.
Prep Time:
Cook Time:
Method:
Bake
Comments:

This was originally a lemon cake that i got from my Auntie Shirl in the 70's. Because of my habitual tweaking nature and the fact i love lime, this is what i always fall back on, it's quick, easy, i always have the ingredients on hand =)

Ingredients

CAKE
1 pkg
white cake mix
1 small
pkg of sugar free lime jello [it's all about the wiggle room]
3
egg whites
2
limes zested and juiced
water added to the lime juice to equal 1 1/4 cup [i use all lime juice about 4-6 limes juiced]
1/4 c
olive oil
FROSTING
1 c
powdered sugar
1
lime zested and juiced [2 tbs.]

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350 put rack in the middle position. Prepare your bunt pan w/shortening and flour. Mix cake mix, jello, lime zest, egg whites, olive oil, juice + water to equal 1 cup or lime juice to equal 1 cup. Beat until smooth. Pour into prepared bunt pan.

Bake @ 350 for 37-41 minutes

Let set in the pan on a rack for 10 min to cool turn out onto a your serving plate.
2
Pierce the top w/a fork all the way around. Note you can also bake this in a 9x13 pan [cooking time 32-36 minutes].
3
in a 2 cup measuring cup measure 1 cup of powdered sugar, add lime zest and just enough juice to make a pour able frosting. Drizzle and spread around the top. This is a great hot day sweet =)

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #sweet, #lime, #pucker

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15 Comments

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Sep 14, 2013 - Sue H shared this recipe with discussion group: Weight Watchers
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Mrs. Michael J. Lively lively4Jesus
Jul 30, 2013
Your very welcome Sweetaddict2 i
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Sheila Riser sweetaddict2
Feb 13, 2013
tks, Mrs. Michael J
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Mrs. Michael J. Lively lively4Jesus
Feb 13, 2013
yes, you may, but the taste won't be as fresh, i'm a fresh squoze lime nut! There's nothing like fresh lime in my opinion =)
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Sheila Riser sweetaddict2
Feb 8, 2013
Can you use lime juice in the bottle? If so, will it taste as good?