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Glazed Key Lime Pound Cake

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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
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.

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