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Glazed Key Lime Pound Cake


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Ingredients

1 cup butter
1/2 cup shortening
2 cups white granulated sugar
5 eggs
3 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 cup milk
1/2 cup Key Lime Juice
1 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
Glaze
1/4 cup white sugar
1/4 cup butter
3 tablespoons Key Lime Juice


Preheat oven to 325 degrees.


Grease and flour 10-inch tube pan. Mix together


the flour and baking powder. Cream together butter,


shortening and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in


the eggs one at a time. Beat in the flour mixture


alternately with the milk, mixing just until incorporated.


Stir in key lime juice and vanilla extract. Pour batter


into prepared pan.


Bake in a preheated oven for 90 minutes or until a


toothpick inserted into the center of the cake


comes out clean. Allow to cool in pan 10 minutes.


Turn it out onto wire rack.


While warm, prick top of cake with toothpick.


Pour Key Lime Glaze over warm cake. Cool completely.


Key Lime Glaze


In small saucepan, combine sugar, butter and


key lime juice. Bring to boil. Continue to boil, stirring


constantly, for 1 minute. Remove from heat.


Pairs Well With


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