I'M IN LOVE WITH LIME "CAKE AKA "MARGARITA CAKE"

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penny jordan

By
@PennyLJ55

Yum! Dreamy Lime Cake that tastes like it was made from scratch. You may start this off with a cake mix, but nobody will ever know!

The name of this cake says it ALL!

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
12
Prep:
25 Min
Cook:
30 Min

Ingredients

  • LIME CAKE INGREDIENTS:

  • 1(18.25oz) box
    white cake mix
  • 1(4 serv box
    lime jell-o, (dry)
  • 1 1/4 c
    bottled non-alcoholic margarita mix
  • 2 large
    egg whites
  • 1/2 c
    canola oil
  • 1/3 c
    water
  • 1 Tbsp
    lime juice, fresh squeezed
  • 1 Tbsp
    lime zest
  • 10 to 20
    drops green food coloring, if desired
  • LIME ICING:

  • 4 oz
    whipped cream cheese
  • 1 - 8 oz. pkg
    frozen cool-whip, thawed
  • 1 pkg
    lime jell-o, dry (4 serving size)
  • 1 to 2 Tbsp
    bottled, non-alcoholic, margarita mix
  • 1 tsp
    lime zest

How to Make I'M IN LOVE WITH LIME "CAKE AKA "MARGARITA CAKE"

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat: Oven to 350 degrees F.
    Coat: A 9x13x2-inch pan with cooking spray.
  2. In: A large mixing bowl, beat together cake mix, 1 pkg. dry lime jell-o, egg whites, oil, margarita mix, green food coloring, lime juice, lime zest and water until well blended.
    Pour: Into prepared pan.
  3. Bake: About 30 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
    Remove: From oven and let cool.
  4. Meanwhile, In a medium mixing bowl, make frosting by beating whipped cream cheese and thawed cool-whip with electric mixer.
    Add: Dry lime jell-o (slowly) and continue to mix well.
    Add: Lime zest and 1 to 2 Tbsp. bottled margarita mix and continue to mix well with mixer until light and fluffy.
    Frost: Cooled cake, cover loosely, and chill at least one hour before serving.
    Store: Covered leftovers in refrigerator.
    ENJOY!

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About I'M IN LOVE WITH LIME "CAKE AKA "MARGARITA CAKE"

Course/Dish: Cakes, Fruit Desserts
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids
Hashtag: #lime




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