Wednesday, October 15, 2008

Key Lime Cake

1 box Lemon Cake Mix
1 1/2 cups oil
3/4 cup orange juice
5 eggs
1 pkg.(3oz) lime Jello
1/4 cup lime juice (fresh or bottled)
5 Tbsp. 4x Confectioners Sugar


1 pkg. (8oz) cream cheese
1 stick margarine
1 box 4x confectioners sugar (minus the 5 Tbsp. above)
1 tsp. vanilla extract
1/2 cup chopped nuts

Preheat oven to 325. Mix oil, OJ, eggs and Jello with cake mix on mediums speed for 2 minutes until well combined. Pour into 3 greased and floured cake pans. Bake at 325 for 20-25 minutes until done.

Cool in pan for 10 minutes then turn out to cool.

Combine lime juice and 4x sugar, stir until smooth. Drizzle over warm cake layers.

When layers are completely cool..prepare frosting.


Combine cream cheese, margarine, 4x sugar, and vanilla with mixer on low until smooth. Frost and layer cake and sprinkle with chopped nuts.

Tangy and delectable.