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Key Lime Pound Cake with Key Lime Cream Cheese Icing

Key Lime Pound Cake with Key Lime Cream Cheese Icing

Prep time: 15 minutes
Cook time: 1h 30 minutes
Total time: 1 hour 45 minutes
Servings: 14

Key Lime Pound Cake with Key Lime Cream Cheese Icing

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Key Lime Pound Cake with Key Lime Cream Cheese Icing

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Key Lime Pound Cake with Key Lime Cream Cheese Icing

Ingredients for Key Lime Pound Cake with Key Lime Cream Cheese Icing:

4 sticks butter, that’s 1 lb, room temperature
3 c sugar
6 large eggs plus 2 yolks, room temperature
3 1/2 c all-purpose flour
1/3 c plus 2 tablespoons fresh key lime juice
1/4 c grated Key lime zest
1 tsp vanilla

Icing:

8 oz cream cheese, room temperature
3-4 tbsp butter, room temperature
4 c confectioner’s sugar
2 tbsp freshly squeezed Key lime juice
2-3 tsp grated key lime zest
1 tsp vanilla extract

What do you need to make Key Lime Pound Cake:

Key Lime Pound Cake with Key Lime Cream Cheese Icing

How to make Key Lime Pound Cake with Key Lime Cream Cheese Icing:

Step 1: Prepare the oven and preheat to 325 degrees F.

Step 2: Apply non-stick cooking spray in a 10-inch tube pan.

Step 3: Beat the butter with a stand-up mixer.

Key Lime Pound Cake with Key Lime Cream Cheese Icing

Step 4: Add in sugar and beat for about 5 to 10 minutes or until well mixed.

Step 5: Add in the eggs gradually and beat every addition.

Key Lime Pound Cake with Key Lime Cream Cheese Icing

Step 6: Add in the lime zest and stir until well blended.

Step 7: Add in vanilla, milk, and juice. Stir until well combined.

Step 8: Mix both mixtures until well combined.

Step 9: Transfer the batter into the prepared tube pan and spread it evenly.

Key Lime Pound Cake with Key Lime Cream Cheese Icing

Step 10: Place it inside the preheated oven and bake for 1 hour and 30 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean after inserting it in the middle.

Step 11: Remove from the oven and allow it to cool at room temperature.

How to Make the Icing:

Step 1: In a large mixing bowl, add in the butter and cream cheese. Beat with a hand mixer until well combined.

Step 2: Add in confectioners’ sugar and beat until smooth.

Step 3: Add in zest, vanilla, and lime juice. Stir until well combined.

Key Lime Pound Cake with Key Lime Cream Cheese Icing

Step 4: Spread the icing over the cooled cake.

Serve and enjoy!

Key Lime Pound Cake with Key Lime Cream Cheese Icing

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Key Lime Pound Cake with Key Lime Cream Cheese Icing

Key Lime Pound Cake with Key Lime Cream Cheese Icing

Key Lime Pound Cake with Key Lime Cream Cheese Icing

Yield: 14
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour 30 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 45 minutes

Ingredients

  • For the cake:
  • 4 sticks butter, that’s 1 lb, room temperature
  • 3 c sugar
  • 6 large eggs plus 2 yolks, room temperature
  • 3 1/2 c all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 c plus 2 tablespoons fresh key lime juice
  • 1/4 c grated Key lime zest
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • For the Icing:
  • 8 oz cream cheese, room temperature
  • 3-4 tbsp butter, room temperature
  • 4 c confectioner’s sugar
  • 2 tbsp freshly squeezed Key lime juice
  • 2-3 tsp grated key lime zest
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

Instructions

    1. Prepare the oven and preheat to 325 degrees F.
    2. Apply non-stick cooking spray in a 10-inch tube pan.
    3. Beat the butter with a stand-up mixer.
    4. Add in sugar and beat for about 5 to 10 minutes or until well mixed.
    5. Add in the eggs gradually and beat every addition.
    6. Add in the lime zest and stir until well blended.
    7. Add in vanilla, milk, and juice. Stir until well combined.
    8. Mix both mixtures until well combined.
    9. Transfer the batter into the prepared tube pan and spread it evenly.
    10. Place it inside the preheated oven and bake for 1 hour and 30 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean after inserting it in the middle.
    11. Remove from the oven and allow it to cool at room temperature.
    12. To Make the Icing:
    13. In a large mixing bowl, add in the butter and cream cheese. Beat with a hand mixer until well combined.
    14. Add in confectioners’ sugar and beat until smooth.
    15. Add in zest, vanilla, and lime juice. Stir until well combined.
    16. Spread the icing over the cooled cake.
    17. Serve and enjoy!
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 14 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 829Total Fat: 45gSaturated Fat: 27gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 14gCholesterol: 218mgSodium: 371mgCarbohydrates: 102gFiber: 1gSugar: 77gProtein: 8g

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