Total Time
1hr 50mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 1 hr 20 mins

Southern Living

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 325°.
  2. Beat butter and shortening at medium speed in an electric stand mixer until creamy.
  3. Gradually add sugar, beating at medium speed until light and fluffy.
  4. Add eggs, one at a time, beating just until blended after each addition.
  5. In a bowl, stir together flour, baking powder, and salt.
  6. Add to butter mixture alternately with milk, beginning and ending with flour mixture.
  7. Beat at low speed just until blended after each addition.
  8. Stir in vanilla, lime zest, and lime juice.
  9. Pour batter into a greased and floured 10-inch tube pan.
  10. Bake for 1 hour and 15 minutes to 1 hour and 20 minutes or until a pick comes out clean.
  11. Cool in pan on a wire rack 10 to 15 minutes; remove from pan to wire rack.
  12. Glaze-whisk together the powdered sugar, lime juice, and vanilla until smooth; immediately brush over top and sides of cake.
  13. Cool completely (1 hour); garnish if desired.