Key Lime Rum Pound Cake

Key Lime Rum Pound Cake

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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

  • 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

  1. Preheat 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.
  2. Bake 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.
  3. While 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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Course/Dish: Cakes



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