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Key Lime Pound Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Southern Living and Kathleen Blackman

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
CAKE
2 sticks of butter (1 cup), softened
1/2 cup Crisco shortening
3 cups sugar
6 eggs
3 cups flour
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1 pinch of salt
1 cup milk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 teaspoon lime zest
4 Tablespoons fresh Key Lime juice

KEY LIME GLAZE
1 cup powdered sugar
2 Tablespoons fresh Key Lime juice
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 325. Beat butter and shortening at medium speed with a heavy duty electric stand mixer until creamy. Gradually add sugar, beating at medium speed until light and fluffy. Add eggs, 1 at a time, beating just until blended after each addition.

Stir together flour, baking powder, and salt. Add to butter mixture alternately with milk, beginning and ending with flour mixture. Beat at low speed just until blended after each addition. Stir in vanilla, lime zest, and lime juice. Pour batter into a greased and floured 10-inch (12 cup) tube pan.

Bake at 325 for 1 hour and 15 minutes to 1 hour and 20 minutes or until a long wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan on a wire rack 10 to 15 minutes; remove from pan to wire rack.

Prepare Key Lime Glaze, and immediately brush over top and sides of cake. Cool completely (about 1 hour)

KEY LIME GLAZE:
Whisk together powdered sugar, fresh Key Lime juice, and vanilla until smooth. Use immediately.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
12
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
2 hours 40 minutes

 

 

 

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