Key Lime Cake Recipe From Scratch Paula Deen

Key lime cake made by Paula Deen recipe is rare. Only a few people know about this phenomenal recipe. This recipe of cake includes lime zest and fresh lime juice that gives it a good relish. This moist key lime with white chocolate frosting is all we want to kick start over the day.

Baking cakes and cookies for your friends and family is such a satisfying feeling and it’s such a pleasure when they complement the taste. My all family members are obsessed with this cake. It is one of the best cakes I have ever tried.

INGREDIENTS

  • 2/4 cup softened butter
  • 2 cup sugar
  • 2 tbsp key lime zest
  • 3 large-sized eggs
  • 1/4 cups key lime juice, fresh
  • 3 cups cake flour
  • 1 tbsp baking soda
  • 1 1/2 cups buttermilk

For white chocolate frosting

  • 6 (1 ounce) white chocolate baking square
  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1 tbsp vanilla essence
  • 5 cups confectioners sugar

How to make Key lime cake BY Paula Deen recipe?

  1. First of all, you have to treat your oven. So, preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Moreover, lubricate the cake pans with butter or oil and also flour them.
  2. Take a large-sized bowl and beat butter with sugar in it using an electric beater. You can also you a hand blender but the electric beater makes the combining easy for you.
  3. In the next step add the lime zest in and beat until you attain a creamy mixture.
  4. One by one break and add the eggs to this beaten mixture. Also, beat in the fresh lime juice.
  5. Take another medium-sized bowl and combine the baking soda with the cake flour. Now add the buttermilk, and the flour mixture in the beaten egg and butter mixture gradually while making folds.
  6. Then pour this mixture smoothly into the greased cake pans. Bake your cake mixture for 20-25 minutes.
  7. You can check if the cake is baked by inserting a toothpick in the center of the cake. After baking let it settle and cook for 10 minutes.

How to prepare white chocolate frosting

  1. Combine chocolate with cream in a bowl. Microwave this mixture in the oven to melt all the chocolate. Then, let it cool.
  2. Then in a large bowl combine the chocolate mixture with vanilla and butter. Beat the mixture and then add the confectioners’ sugar to this mixture. Beat well.
  3. Spread this white chocolate frosting in the layers, at the top and drizzling from the sides of the cake.
  4. Garnish with key lime wedges, if you like.

FAQs?

Is there any need to refrigerate your lime cake?

Yes, you can refrigerate it for up to a week. This cake will taste good for 7 days but not longer than this period.

What is key lime fruit?

Key lime is citrus fruit one to two inches in diameter. They turn yellow once they get ripe. They are picked while they are green.

Key Lime Cake Recipe From Scratch Paula Deen
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Key Lime Cake Recipe From Scratch Paula Deen

Prep Time25 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 8

Ingredients

  • 2/4 cup softened butter
  • 2 cup sugar
  • 2 tbsp key lime zest
  • 3 large-sized eggs
  • 1/4 cups key lime juice fresh
  • 3 cups cake flour
  • 1 tbsp baking soda
  • 1 1/2 cups buttermilk

For white chocolate frosting

  • 6 1 ounce white chocolate baking square
  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1/2 cup butter softened
  • 1 tbsp vanilla essence
  • 5 cups confectioners sugar

Instructions

  • First of all, you have to treat your oven. So, preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Moreover, lubricate the cake pans with butter or oil and also flour them.
  • Take a large-sized bowl and beat butter with sugar in it using an electric beater. You can also you a hand blender but the electric beater makes the combining easy for you.
  • In the next step add the lime zest in and beat until you attain a creamy mixture.
  • One by one break and add the eggs to this beaten mixture. Also, beat in the fresh lime juice.
  • Take another medium-sized bowl and combine the baking soda with the cake flour. Now add the buttermilk, and the flour mixture in the beaten egg and butter mixture gradually while making folds.
  • Then pour this mixture smoothly into the greased cake pans. Bake your cake mixture for 20-25 minutes.
  • You can check if the cake is baked by inserting a toothpick in the center of the cake. After baking let it settle and cook for 10 minutes.

How to prepare white chocolate frosting

  • Combine chocolate with cream in a bowl. Microwave this mixture in the oven to melt all the chocolate. Then, let it cool.
  • Then in a large bowl combine the chocolate mixture with vanilla and butter. Beat the mixture and then add the confectioners' sugar to this mixture. Beat well.
  • Spread this white chocolate frosting in the layers, at the top and drizzling from the sides of the cake.
  • Garnish with key lime wedges, if you like.

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