Key Lime Rum Pound Cake

Key Lime Rum Pound Cake Recipe

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Laura Davis

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@lolagurl75

Lime and Rum....Am I in the bahamas somewhere!!

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

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Serves:
12
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
1 Hr 25 Min

Ingredients

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3 c
all-purpose flour
1/2 tsp
baking powder
1/2 c
shortening
1 c
butter
2 c
sugar
5
eggs
2 Tbsp
rum, or rum extract
2 tsp
key lime juice
1 Tbsp
grated key lime zest
1 1/2 tsp
vanilla extract
1 c
buttermilk

BUTTER GLAZE

1/4 c
sugar
1/4 c
butter
2 Tbsp
key lime juice
3 Tbsp
rum

How to Make Key Lime Rum Pound Cake

Step-by-Step

  • 1Preheat oven to 325 degrees.Grease and flour a 10 inch tube pan.
    Stir the flour and baking powder together in a mixing bowl.
    Cream the shortening with 1 cup butter and 2 cups sugar in a large mixing bowl until light colored and fluffy. Beat in the eggs, one at a time until mixture is light colored. Stir in 2 tablespoons rum, 2 teaspoons Key lime juice, Key lime zest, and vanilla extract until thoroughly blended. Stir in the flour mixture alternating with the milk. Pour the batter into the prepared pan.
  • 2Bake in preheated oven until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean, about 90 minutes.
    Meanwhile, make the glaze by creaming 1/4 cup sugar with 1/4 cup butter in a small saucepan until light colored and fluffy. Stir in 2 tablespoons Key lime juice until evenly blended. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Remove from the heat and stir in 3 tablespoons rum.
  • 3While cake is still in pan, poke holes in cake and drizzle warm butter glaze all over the top. Let sit in pan for 5 min. Then turn out onto platter.

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