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Glazed Lime Cake Squares

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“A simple and delicious snack cake using fresh limes for optimum flavor! From the January 2009 issue of Bon Appétit Magazine. Cooking time reflects time to cool cake.”
READY IN:
2hrs 20mins
SERVES:
9
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F
  2. Butter and flour 8-inch square baking pan.
  3. Using electric mixer, cream butter and 1 1/2 cups powdered sugar in large bowl.
  4. Beat in eggs 1 at a time, beating well after each addition.
  5. Mix in milk, then flour, until combined.
  6. Transfer batter to prepared pan; smooth top.
  7. Bake cake until tester inserted into center comes out clean, about 35 minutes.
  8. Halve limes; squeeze enough juice to measure 1/4 cup.
  9. Mix zest, lime juice, and 1/4 cup sugar in small bowl; set lime syrup aside.
  10. Using skewer, poke holes all over baked cake.
  11. Spoon half of lime syrup (about 3 tablespoons) over hot cake.
  12. Cool.
  13. Whisk 1 cup powdered sugar into remaining lime syrup; drizzle over cake. Allow to cool for 1 hour before serving.
  14. Cut cake into squares.

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