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RECIPE# 5045 KEY LIME CAKE Tue. July 30, 2013

RECIPE# 5045 KEY LIME CAKE Tue. July 30, 2013

CREATED Jul 30, 2013

JIM HAGY / CHEF'S MARKET CAFE & TAKE AWAY

 

Cake:
1 1/3 cups of sugar
2 cups all purpose flour
2/3 teaspoon of salt
1 teaspoon of baking soda
box of lime jello,  3oz box
5 eggs
1 1/3 cups of oil
3/4 cup of orange juice
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 teaspoon lemon extract
 
Drizzle:
1/2 cup key lime
1 1/2 cups of powdered sugar
Frosting
1 stick butter
8 oz cream cheese
1/2 teaspoon lemon extract
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
4 cups of powdered sugar
1 cup of whipped topping
 
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  Grease and flour two 9" pans .  Sift dry ingredients together and set aside.  Mix wet ingredients.  Slowly add dry ingredients.  Beat 2 minutes.   Mixture will be thin.   Pour into pans.  Bake for 30 -35 minutes.  
 
Stir together key lime juice and powdered sugar.    Once cake is finished baking and while still warm, poke holes in cake and drizzle with key lime juice mixture.   Let the cakes completely cool.  Remove from the pans.

In a mixer bowl add softened butter and softened cream cheese. Whip together adding the powdered sugar, lemon extract , vanilla extract and whipped topping.  Ice cake and enjoy.