KEY LIME CAKE|
1 box lemon cake mix
1 box lime gelatin
1 1/2 cup vegetable oil
1/2 cup orange juice
4 tablespoons confectioner’s sugar
1/2 cup lime juice
1 stick butter, (softened)
1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
1 box confectioner’s sugar (minus amount used for glaze)
1 teaspoon vanilla
Mix first five ingredients; beat 2 to 3 minutes at medium speed. Pour into three round 8- or 9-inch cake pans, greased and floured. Bake at 350 degrees for about 25 minutes.
Glaze: Mix confectioner’s sugar and lime juice. While layers are still warm, drizzle glaze over layers.
Frosting: Cream together butter and cream cheese, blend in sugar and vanilla.
Frost cake when cooled completely.
— Faye Pittman