Total Time
1hr 30mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 1 hr 15 mins

This pound cake takes baking powder which combined with the cake flour gives it a lightness that cant be resisted.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Grease a ten inch tube pan.
  2. Line the bottom with greased paper also.
  3. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  4. Cream room temperature butter in a large mixer bowl and add the sugar gradually. Continue beating until mixture is very soft and light.
  5. Add the grated rind from two limes, along with the eggs one at a time, beating in a teaspoon of the flour with each addition of each egg.
  6. Sift the remaining flour with the baking powder and salt onto waxed paper.
  7. Stir the flour into the cake with a wooden spoon and also add the vanilla, and lime juice.
  8. Pour mixture into prepared tube pan and smooth the top evenly.
  9. Bake in 350 preheated oven for 1 1/4 hours or until tester comes away clean. Don't overbake, start testing at the 60 minutes time.
  10. Remove when done and cool in the pan.
  11. Run a knife around edge and then turn out.
  12. Peel off the paper and set up right side onto a plate.
  13. Sprinkle with powdered icing sugar.


Most Helpful

Very good cake, but I couldn't taste the lime flavor that much. Maybe increasing the zest or juice would help.

Chef 313014 April 11, 2012

Beautiful cake but was not as sweet as my husband would've lliked it to be.

Gramma Robbie February 14, 2008

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