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Key Lime Pound Cake With Key Lime Glaze

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“A great recipe using Key limes, from Key West, of couse! Adapted from Florida Keys Treasures.”
1hr 45mins
1 pound cake

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 325* F.
  2. Grease and flour 10-inch tube pan.
  3. Mix together the flour and baking powder.
  4. Cream together butter, shortening and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in the eggs one at a time. Beat in the flour mixture alternately with the milk, mixing just until incorporated. Stir in key lime juice and vanilla extract. Pour batter into prepared pan.
  5. Bake in a preheated oven for 90 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean. Allow to cool in pan 10 minutes. Turn out onto wire rack. While warm, prick top of cake all over with a toothpick.
  6. Pour Key Lime Glaze over warm cake. Cool completely. Enjoy!
  7. Key Lime Glaze:.
  8. In small saucepan, combine sugar, butter and key lime juice.
  9. Bring to boil. Continue to boil, stirring constantly, for 1 minute. Remove from heat.

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