Altheria McIntyre-Perry Recipe

Key Lime Rum Cake

By Altheria McIntyre-Perry luvstocook


Rating:
Serves:
6-10
Prep Time:
Cook Time:
Method:
Bake
Comments:

This recipe was found while searching for alternative ingredients for another. I wanted to share because it would be good for the upcoming holidays.

Ingredients

FOR THE CAKE
1 c
butter
1/2 c
shortening
2 c
white sugar
5
eggs
3 c
all-purpose flour
1/2 tsp
baking powder
1 c
milk
2 Tbsp
rum
1 Tbsp
grated key lime zest
2 Tbsp
key lime juice
1 1/2 tsp
vanilla extract
1/2 tsp
lemon juice
FOR THE GLAZE:
1/4 c
white sugar
1/4 c
butter
2 Tbsp
key lime juice
3 Tbsp
rum

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 325 degree. Grease and flour a 10 inch tube pan. Mix together the flour and baking powder. In a large bowl, cream together 1 cup butter, 1/2 cup shortening (I use Crisco), and 2 cups sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in the eggs one at a time. Beat in the flour mixture alternately with the milk, mixing just until incorporated. Stir in 2 tablespoons rum, key lime zest, 2 teaspoons key lime juice, vanilla extract and lemon juice. Pour batter into prepared pan. Bake in the preheated oven for 90 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean.
2
Make the glaze by combining 1/4 cup white powdered sugar, 1/4 cup butter and 2 tablespoons key lime juice in a small saucepan. Let it boil for a minute or two, stirring constantly. Remove from heat and stir in 3 tablespoons rum. Allow the cake to cool in pan 10 minutes. Turn out on wire rack. While warm, prick the top of cake in many places with a toothpick. Pour the glaze over warm cake. Cool completely before serving.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Alcohol
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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10 Comments

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trina al trinaal29
Jun 17, 2012
I made this cake for father day and it turn out great.
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Altheria McIntyre-Perry luvstocook
May 21, 2011
Thanks Robin for your approval, and your photo of the cake. It looks yummy; and I am happy it turned out, I would say "perfect", according to the photo you shared. The next time I make this cake, I will share a photo also.
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May 20, 2011 - Robin DuPree shared a photo of this recipe. View photo
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May 20, 2011 - Robin DuPree shared a photo of this recipe. View photo
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Robin DuPree robdupree
May 20, 2011
This is great! I loved the glaze, and I plan to double it the next time so that I can pour some over the cut slices as well...P.S. I don’t like Key Lime Pie, but I enjoyed the flavoring in a cake. I will definitely make this cake again..