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New Dessert Special – Key Lime Cake


Wanting to keep the Spring Weather rolling in, we went on the hunt for another Spring like cake. Kelly has a love for Key Lime Pie, so I put together a Key Lime Cake recipe from a few I found online.  Hope you get a chance to stop in this weekend and give it a try. Very moist, tart, and sweet! Great combination.

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And Now for the Recipe:

Key Lime Cake from New Market BBQ

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 25 minutes

Total Time: 35 minutes

Key Lime Cake from New Market BBQ

This Yummy tart but sweet treat is a great dessert to bring in Spring! Simple to make and absolutely delicious!

Recipe Ingredients:

    Key Lime Cake
  • 1 white cake mix
  • 1 3 oz pkg lime gelatin
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • ¾ c orange juice
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 Tbsp key lime juice
  • ½ tsp vanilla extract
  • Key Lime Cream Cheese Frosting:
  • 1 stick butter, room temp
  • 8 oz cream cheese, room temp
  • 3 1/2 c confectioners sugar
  • 2 Tbsp key lime juice
  • 1 tsp vanilla

How to Prepare:

  1. Preheat Oven to 350 - Prep your baking pan - if you've had our weekly cake specials, you know I like to keep it simple and prepare sheet cakes. For a crown, it's the best option!
  2. In a large mixing bowl, add cake mix and gelatin and softly beat to remove lumps.
  3. Add Oil, orange juice, and eggs and beat till smooth. Add Key Lime Juice and Vanilla and again, beat till smooth.
  4. Add some Key Lime Zest for a little extra boost of flavor.
  5. Pour into lightly sprayed cake pan and cook for approximately 25 minutes, checking to be sure it doesn't over brown the edges, until toothpick comes out clean.
  6. Frosting Instructions
  7. Blend room temperature butter and cream cheese together until smooth.
  8. Add confection sugar and blend till smooth. Might want to add 1/2, blend, and then add remaining.
  9. Add Key Lime Juice and Vanilla and blend till smooth.
  10. Add some Key Lime Zest for a little extra boost of flavor.
  11. Frost a Cool Cake and refrigerate until ready to serve.
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PPS.  Be sure to comment below and share your thoughts on this week's cake special, as well as share any other interesting recipes you'd like for us to try! We'd sure love to!!
Thanks for being such great fans and customers!
Gratefully, Libby Webb

About the Author Libby Webb

Owner / Operator of New Market BBQ since 2008

Krisdon Manecke says April 11, 2014

This looks delicious! 🙂

Sandi Mills Phillips says April 12, 2014


Tina Whalen Robinson says April 12, 2014

That looks and sounds so good!

Kristy Jones says April 12, 2014

Looks awesome

Michael A Smith says April 12, 2014

Y’all open Sunday?

Michael A Smith says April 12, 2014

Nevermind just saw your page DUH

New Market BBQ says April 12, 2014

Lol Michael! We look forward to serving you!

Molly Richardson says April 12, 2014


New Market BBQ says April 13, 2014

I have ONE piece left for Sunday!!

Dezarae Harper says April 13, 2014

Yum!! Wish I lived closer:/

New Market BBQ says April 13, 2014

Congrats to Kristin Goodson for winning our Cake Giveaway this week! Hope your family is enjoying that Key Lime Cake!! Thanks for being such a great customer!!

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