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Key Lime Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Lisa Baker
Added: Tuesday, October 13, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 1/3 cups sugar
2 cups all-purpose flour
2/3 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1 (3 ounce) package of lime Jell-O gelatin
5 eggs
1 1/3 cups cooking oil
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
1 teaspoon lemon extract
1/3 cup key lime juice ( if not available, regular limes may be substituted)
1/3 cup powdered sugar
3/4 cup orange juice
whipped cream to garnish
lime slices to garnish

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Place dry ingredients (except powdered sugar) into mixing bowl. Add eggs, oil, orange juice, vanilla and lemon extract. Beat until well blended. Pour batter into a prepared baking pan. bake for 30 minutes ( it took me around 40-45 minutes FYI). Remove cake from oven and let stand for 15 minutes until almost cool. Prick cake all over with a fork or tooth pick. Drizzle thoroughly with lime juice mixed with powdered sugar. Cover and refrigerate. To serve cut into squares, top with whipped cream and garnish with lime slices.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
1 sheet cake
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
1 1/4 hours
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
It took, me longer to bake, but I didn't bake it in a sheet cake. I used a regular 9 x14 pan. This recipe is very light and refreshing. Perfect for Saint Patrick's Day or Easter. As the cake is green.

 

 

 

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