Key Lime Cake Recipe

Jean Teller shares reader favorites like this Key Lime Cake recipe, ideal for special occasions or dessert at home.

| January/February 2007

Learn how to make this Key Lime Cake recipe, a reader favorite dessert.

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Janet McRoberts, of Lexington, Kentucky, asked for a key lime cake recipe, preferably one that starts with a cake mix.

Rachel Wooden, of Perry, Georgia, sent this recipe. "Cooking competitions in our area attract many contestants. Our local newspaper prints a supplement called 'Blue Ribbon Winners and Some That Should Have Been.' That's where this recipe came from."

Key Lime Cake Recipe

1 box lemon cake mix
1 package (6 ounces) lime gelatin
3/4 cup orange juice
5 eggs
1 1/3 cups oil

1/2 stick margarine
1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
1 box (1 pound) confectioners' sugar
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
Chopped pecans, optional

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