Glazed Lime Cake Recipe

Looking for an easy Glazed Lime Cake recipe? Learn how to make Glazed Lime Cake using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by audesi

Makes 9 servings



From Epicurious. Use 3 limes. Lime juice and zest are for calorie calculation.

Recipe Ingredients for Glazed Lime Cake

3/4 cup butter, room temperature
2 1/2 cups powdered sugar, divided
2 large eggs, room temperature
1/4 cup 2% milk
1 1/3 cups self-rising flour
1/4 cup lime juice
1 tbsp. lime zest
1/4 cup sugar

Recipe Directions for Glazed Lime Cake

  1. Preheat oven to 350F. Butter and flour 8-inch square baking pan. Using electric mixer, cream butter and 11/2 cups powdered sugar in large bowl. Beat in eggs 1 at a time. Beat in milk, then flour. Transfer batter to prepared pan; smooth top. Bake cake until tester inserted into center comes out clean, about 35 minutes.

  2. Meanwhile, finely grate enough lime peel to measure 1 tablespoon. Halve limes; squeeze enough juice to measure 1/4 cup. Mix peel, juice, and 1/4 cup sugar in small bowl. Set lime syrup aside.

  3. Using skewer, poke holes all over baked cake. Spoon half of lime syrup (about 3 tablespoons) over hot cake. Cool.

  4. Whisk 1 cup powdered sugar into remaining lime syrup; drizzle over cake. Let stand 1 hour. Cut cake into squares.

Categories

Dessert

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 101.7g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
376
Calories from Fat
151
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
16.8g
26%
Saturated Fat
10.1g
50%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
88mg
29%
Sodium
128mg
5%
Potassium
59mg
2%
Total Carbohydrates
53.9g
18%
Dietary Fiber
0.5g
2%
Sugars
38.8g
Protein
3.7g
Vitamin A 11% Vitamin C 5%
Calcium 2% Iron 6%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
D+
  Good points
  • Low in sodium
  •   Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
  • Very high in sugar
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