Key Lime Daiquiri Pound Cake

READY IN: 2hrs
Recipe by Barenakedchef

I won 3rd place in the Cabarrus County Fair with this cake!

Top Review by LW Taylor

It takes a lot for me to give a recipe five stars, but this one deserves it! I made this cake for Easter and it was a BIG hit. Even my friend who is a professional cook,gave this cake compliments. It is very moist and my family loved it. Thanks Suzanne...I'll be making this one again!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 325°.
  2. Grease and flour a 10-inch tube pan.
  3. Mix together the flour and baking powder.
  4. In a large bowl, cream together 1 cup butter, shortening, and 2 cups sugar until light and fluffy.
  5. Beat in the eggs one at a time.
  6. Beat in the flour mixture alternately with the milk, mixing just until incorporated.
  7. Stir in 2 tablespoons of rum, key lime zest, 2 teaspoons key lime juice, vanilla and lemon juice.
  8. Pour batter into prepared pan.
  9. Bake in a preheated oven for 90 minutes, or until tests done.
  10. Allow to cool in pan 10 minutes.
  11. Turn it out onto wire rack.
  12. While warm, prick top of cake with toothpick.
  13. Pour Key Lime Daiquiri Glaze over the warm cake.
  14. Cool completely.
  15. To make Glaze: In small saucepan, combine ¼ cup sugar, ¼ cup butter and 2 tablespoons key lime juice.
  16. Bring to boil.
  17. Continue boiling, stirring constantly, for 1 minute.
  18. Remove from heat and stir in 3 tablespoons rum.

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