Key Lime Pound Cake

READY IN: 1hr 50mins
SERVES: 12
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

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