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  • 3/4 cups - butter (3/4 cup = 1-1/2 sticks), at room temperature
  • 2 1/2 cups - powdered sugar, divided
  • 2 - large eggs, at room temperature
  • 1/4 cups - milk
  • 1 1/3 cups - self-rising flour
  • 2 - to 3 large limes
  • 1/4 cups - sugar
  • Directions:

    Preheat oven to 350° F. Butter and flour 8-inch square baking pan.

    Using electric mixer, cream butter and 1-1/2 cups powdered sugar in large bowl. Beat in eggs 1 at a time. Beat in milk, then flour.

    Transfer batter to prepared pan; smooth top. Bake cake until tester inserted into center comes out clean, about 35 minutes.

    Meanwhile, finely grate enough lime peel to measure 1 tablespoon. Halve limes; squeeze enough juice to measure 1/4 cup. Mix peel, juice and 1/4 cup sugar in small bowl. Set lime syrup aside.

    Using skewer, poke holes all over baked cake. Spoon half of lime syrup (about 3 tablespoons) over hot cake. Cool.

    Whisk 1 cup powdered sugar into remaining lime syrup; drizzle over cake. Let stand 1 hour.

    Cut cake into squares.

    Brief Description

    Baked cake with poked holes filled with lime syrup, topped with lime syrup drizzle.

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    Category:  Cakes

    Cuisine:  American

    Prep Time: 1 hour(s) 20 min
    Cook Time: 35 min



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    Posted On:

    December 31, 2019

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