Key Lime Cake (Three Layers)

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“This cake has a tart and sweet flavor. A local restaurant called the "Pink House" shared their recipe in our local newspaper and it is yummy!”
1hr 25mins
1 cake

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Grease and flour three 9-Inch round cake pans.
  3. In a large mixing bowl, mix the gelatin, sugar, flour, salt, baking powder and baking soda. Stir to mix well.
  4. Add the eggs, oil, orange juice, lemon juice and vanilla.
  5. Divide the batter evenly among the three pans and bake for 35-40 minutes.
  6. Test for doneness by lightly touching the tops of the layers or inserting a toothpick.
  7. Cool the layers in the pans for 5 minutes then turn them out onto racks.
  8. While the layers are still hot mix the lime juice and 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar and pour it over the layers on the racks.
  9. You can pierce the layers with a fork to allow the glaze to soak in better.
  10. Allow the layers to cool completely as you prepare the icing.
  11. For the icing Cream the butter and cream cheese.
  12. Beat in the confectioners' sugar until the mixture is smooth and easy to spread.
  13. Spread the icing between the layers and on the top and sides of the cake.

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