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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 Florida Key West Key Lime Juice
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Glaze:
  • 1/4 cup white sugar
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 3 tablespoons Florida Key West Key Lime Juice


  • Preheat oven to 325 F (165oC).
  • 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.
  • Prepare glaze by combining, in a small saucepan, sugar, butter and key lime juice.
  • Bring to boil.
  • Continue to boil, stirring constantly, for 1 minute. Remove from heat.
  • Pour Key Lime Glaze over warm cake. Cool completely.


Categories: Cake  Dessert 

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