Key Lime Cake

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    75 mins

This key lime cake is a moist and flavorful cake. A box cake mix makes the cake a super easy preparation. Key lime syrup is poured over the poked cake while it's still warm.

What You'll Need

  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoons key lime juice
  • 1 small box lemon instant pudding (approx. 3 ounces)
  • 1 box lemon cake mix
  • Key Lime Syrup/Glaze
  • 2 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1/3 cup key lime juice

How to Make It

  1. Heat the oven to 325 F.
  2. Grease and flour a 9-by-13-by-2-inch baking pan.
  3. In a mixing bowl with an electric mixer, beat eggs; add water, oil, 2 tablespoons of lime juice, instant pudding and cake mix. Beat until well blended.
  4. Pour into the prepared baking pan.
  5. Bake for approximately 45 to 55 minutes.
  6. Meanwhile, in a bowl, combine the confectioners' sugar and 1/3 cup of lime juice. Stir or whisk until smooth.
  1. About 5 to 10 minutes after the cake comes out of the oven, prick the surface all over with a fork or skewer.
  2. Pour glaze over cake.
  3. Cool and serve the cake from the pan.

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