Key Lime Cake (Three Layers)

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READY IN: 1hr 25mins
SERVES: 8
YIELD: 1 cake
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  • Grease and flour three 9-Inch round cake pans.
  • In a large mixing bowl, mix the gelatin, sugar, flour, salt, baking powder and baking soda. Stir to mix well.
  • Add the eggs, oil, orange juice, lemon juice and vanilla.
  • Divide the batter evenly among the three pans and bake for 35-40 minutes.
  • Test for doneness by lightly touching the tops of the layers or inserting a toothpick.
  • Cool the layers in the pans for 5 minutes then turn them out onto racks.
  • While the layers are still hot mix the lime juice and 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar and pour it over the layers on the racks.
  • You can pierce the layers with a fork to allow the glaze to soak in better.
  • Allow the layers to cool completely as you prepare the icing.
  • For the icing Cream the butter and cream cheese.
  • Beat in the confectioners' sugar until the mixture is smooth and easy to spread.
  • Spread the icing between the layers and on the top and sides of the cake.
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