Lime Cake by Pattycake

Patty Sandifer Baskin

By
@pattycake723

This is my tweaked/adapted version of Trisha Yearwood's Key Lime Cake. It is so moist!! I guarantee you will love it!!


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Serves:

8-10

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

45 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

pam for baking
3 oz pkg
lime flavored gelatin
1 1/3 c
sugar
2 c
sifted self-rising flour
1 1/2 c
vegetable oil
3/4 c
orange juice
1 Tbsp
lemon juice
1/2 tsp
vanilla extract
5 large
eggs, slightly beaten

FOR THE GLAZE

3/4 c
lime juice
1 c
confectioner's sugar

FOR THE ICING

1 stick
butter, room temp
8 oz pkg
cream cheese, room temp
1 lb
box confectioner's sugar
zest of one lime

Directions Step-By-Step

1
For the cake: Preheat oven to 350. Spray 9x12x2" sheet cake pan. In a lg mixing bowl, mix the gelatin, sugar and flour. Stir to mix well. Add the oil, orange juice, lemon juice, vanilla and eggs. Mix until well combined. The mix will be runny. Pour the batter evenly into the pan and bake for 35-40 minutes. Insert toothpick in the middle to check for doneness. Cool the cake in the pan for 5 minutes then turn out onto a cooling rack.
2
For the glaze: While the cake is still hot, mix the lime juice and the confectioner's sugar until well combined. Prick the cake with a fork and pour the glaze all over the top. Cool completely.
3
For the icing:
cream the butter and cream cheese. Beat in the confectioner's sugar and zest til mixture is smooth and easy to spread. Spread the icing on the top and sides of the cake.
4
I actually made some sugared lime twists to put on top for decoration, which were tasty as well.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Hashtag: #lime