Monday, March 4, 2013

St.Patrick's Day Key Lime Cake Recipe

If you are a fan of key lime then you'll probably love key lime cake. Why wouldn't you? This cake is delicious and the bright green color of the cake makes it a perfect addition to St.Patrick's Day.

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 Ingredients you will need: 

  • 1 3/4 cups oil
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 5 eggs
  • 6 T powder sugar
  • 1 3 ounce package lime jello
  • 1 box lemon cake mix 
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
To Make the Cake : 

  • Preheat oven to 325. 
  • Combine oil , orange juice, eggs, jello and cake mix. 
  • Beat until smooth.
  • Pour into a sheet cake pan. 
  • Bake 20-30 minutes do not over bake.  
  • Combine lime juice and powdered sugar.
  • Poke holes in your cake 
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  • Drizzle the lime juice/sugar mixture over it.

For the Frosting You Will Need: 

  • 1- 8 ounce package of cream cheese
  • 1 stick of butter
  • 1 box of powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla
  • 1 cup chopped pecans (optional)

You Will Need To:

  • Mix cream cheese, butter and sugar until smooth.
  • Add vanilla and mix well.
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  • Spread over the top of cake. 
  • Sprinkle with pecans if desired. 

Recipe from the local Elementary School Cookbook sent in by Miss Margaret!  I love cookbooks do you have a favorite?  

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