I adore key lime and your recipe showed up just in time for me to make and bring it to a Super Bowl party. For now anyway…. The secret to the No Bake Key Lime Cheesecake is the addition of lemon flavored jello. Yeah, it sounds good, but we’re going skip out on the gelatin. You can use whipped topping, or homemade whipped cream. each) unflavored gelatin love key lime flavors, cake too, so thank you and thank you for these other links too! Then the lime flavor is fresh and tangy (but never sour) because we’re using fresh limes. One of my favorite things to do is take an extensive recipe and make it easier to prepare. If you prefer a more mild lime flavor, feel free to skip this step. KEY LIME CHEESECAKE FOR THE CRUST: 1 cup graham cracker crumbs 1/4 cup sugar 1/3 cup butter, melted FOR THE FILLING: 1 cup lime juice 1/4 cup water 2 envelopes (1/4 oz. I made this cake and loved the flavor. **Once the cake has been decorated with whipped topping or whipped cream, cover and store in the fridge. (Note: 4 key limes should provide enough juice for the recipe since each lime gives around 2 tablespoons.). I am a serious baker that sells homemade cakes, cookies and tea cakes. We also love lemon bundt cake, and lime sheet cake when we need a citrus fix! Make filling: In a medium bowl, stir together sweetened condensed milk, heavy cream, lime juice and 1 tablespoon lime zest. It’s a delicious summer cake recipe, and if you love key lime pie – then definitely give this recipe a try. It’s a nice place to live. Your email address will not be published. Share it with us on Instagram using the hashtag #lilluna, so we can see what you’re creating in the kitchen! Today I’m sharing this super easy key lime cake. Preheat your oven to 350 F. Butter and flour 2 8" cake pans or place liners in 2 dozen cupcake wells. How many large eggs can I use in this recipe, I don’t buy medium eggs. It's a delicious summer cake recipe, and if you love key lime pie - then definitely give this recipe a try. Love your blog! I’ve found you on you tube first, i’ll follow you 4ever. Save and share this recipe on Pinterest. In a small saucepan over low heat add the lime juice and sugar. I wanted a more intense key lime flavor so the following day I made a syrup of key lime juice and sugar, punched holes all over the cake and poured it over the cake. Rosie you saved me when my mom died 4yrs ago. This is not a key lime bundt cake with lime jello. I also brushed the bottom of the cake and the sides of the cake with the syrup. To die for. (You know how impatient I am!) Didn’t know where to start til I saw this recipe. We all know about key lime pie, but this key lime cake will give your favorite pie recipe some stiff competition.. Thank you for sharing. Wow! It was a hit – even with my 18-month-old niece! A bit difficult for me to make as a beginner but I think its worth a try! Must admit, that I had to play around with a few recipes, before I could bring you the perfect key lime pound cake. Instructions. Preheat the oven to 350F degrees (or 325F degrees if using a glass pan). *If making the cake ahead of time, make the cake the night before and drizzle with the lime syrup. I’m just south of Seattle. (9in and 8in) I used buttermilk instead, added 2 3oz lime jello packet, zest 2 whole limes (for batter), 1 lime (for icing) 1TBS of lime extract, 1TBS of fresh lime juice, and only use 2boxes in a half of confectioners sugar along with 2sticks of unsalted butter and baked @350°degrees 30-40mins…loveLOVElove this cake! If you are worried about changing the taste of the batter I would suggest gel food coloring because it requires very little to make the color appear. I am definetely making this soon! After the cake is baked, we brush a simple key lime syrup made from sugar and lime juice. My mom’s maiden name is Luna, and I’m one of the many crafty “Lil’ Lunas” in the fam. Is it because there is no oil? Then the topping is whipped cream. Prepare cake mix according to package instructions. Cover tightly and leave at room temperature over night. Pour batter into prepared pan and bake until a toothpick comes out clean, about 25 minutes. Your email address will not be published. Then it gets soaked in a simple lime syrup, and topped with whipped cream and lime zest. You can use vanilla, white or yellow cake mix – or for even more citrus flavor use lemon cake mix. I’ve been getting so many request for a homemade key lime pound cake! Although I loved the recipe, I decided to switch out, and add some ingredients to make the perfect key lime cake recipe. Pour batter into prepared pan and bake until a toothpick comes out clean, about 25 minutes. One of the best pound cakes in my cake files. Prepare cake mix according to package instructions. Yeah, it sounds good, but we’re going skip out on the gelatin. Using the bottom of a spoon, poke holes all over cake. This looks absolutely delicious! It hasn’t been too dry for us, so really I’m not sure what happened. To make the frosting: In a large bowl, beat the butter and cream cheese until light and fluffy. We’ll see how it turns out. HAS BECOME MY FAMILY’S FAVORITE. I had it in the paragraph, but forgot it in the ingredients. Any of those taste great Hope you try it soon! I’m always impressed with how simple you make cooking and your recipes are delicious!! This is so exciting. Your email address will not be published. 2. If you would like to make the cake green like key limes you can add a drop or two of food coloring. I’m sorry about your loss. Southern Green Beans, Bacon, and Potatoes, Seafood, Chicken, and Andouille Sausage Gumbo. In the list of ingredients for key lime cake you dont have oil- in instructions you say add 1/2 cup oil. How to Make Key Lime Cake. https://www.allrecipes.com/recipe/273109/key-lime-poke-cake I didn’t see in the instructions for adding the half & half. I think one of the best recipes that I tried ( before this one anyway) was southern livings key lime pound cake. XOXO. Heat until the sugar dissolves while gently stirring. Although I loved the recipe, I decided to switch out, and add some ingredients to make the perfect key lime cake recipe. I will definitely make this again – 5 stars all the way! Notify me via e-mail if anyone answers my comment. THANKS FOR SHARING. This key lime pound cake is a tart, sweet dessert that is indulgent but light and fresh. Copyright ©2020, I Heart Recipes .