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adapted from Pampered Chef
Make and share this Key Lime Mousse Cake recipe from Food.com.
- 1 (9 ounce) package yellow cake mix
- 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
- 1⁄2 cup cold water
- 1 egg
- 1 cup frozen limeade concentrate, thawed
- 1 (12 ounce) container Cool Whip, thawed
- 1 (3 1/3 ounce) package instant white chocolate pudding and pie filling mix
- 1 lime
- 2 tablespoons white chocolate chips, grated
- preheat oven to 325*.
- Grease and flour 9" springform pan. In small batter bowl, combine cake mix and flour, mix well using whisk. Add water and egg; whisk till smooth.
- Pour batter into pan.
- Bake 25-28 m inutes till toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
- Remove from oven to wire rack and cool completely. Leave cake in pan.
- Brush cake with 1/2 cup of the limeade concentrate (thawed).
- Attach large star tip to pastry bag, fill with 1 cup of Cool Whip and set this aside in refrigerator to decorate later.
- In medium microwave safe bowl, micro cream cheese on high 30 seconds or softened. whisk till smooth.
- Gradually add remaining limeade concentrate, whisking until smooth. add remaining whipped topping and pudding mix, mix till smooth with spatula.
- Spoon filling over cake, spread evenly using small spreader.
- Zest lime, then slice lime thinly, cut slices in half.
- If desired, you may grate white chocolate morsels on hand grater, over filling.
- Run a smooth blade knife around inside of cake and release collar.
- Use reserved Cool Whip that is in pastry bag to pipe design around top edge of cake.
- Place lime halves between design (stars) and sprinkle lime zest over cake.
- Tastes better if you chill cake for 1 hour before serving.
this had very good flavor, definitely some pucker power :-) I added the water and egg per the box instructions. I used 1 (8 oz.) package of cream cheese (since the recipe didn't specify). I also didn't reserve any cool whip for decorating - incorporated the whole container into the "icing"