KEY LIME POUND CAKE

KEY LIME POUND CAKE
Key lime is a refreshing and lip-puckering dessert wrapped up in a moist pound cake.

INGREDIENTS:

4 sticks butter that’s 1 lb, room temperature

3 c sugar

6 large eggs plus 2 yolks room temperature

3 ½ c all-purpose flour

 c plus 2 tablespoons fresh key lime juice

¼ c grated Key lime zest

1 tsp vanilla

Icing:

8 oz cream cheese room temperature

3-4 tbsp butter room temperature

4 c confectioner’s sugar

2 tbsp freshly squeezed Key lime juice

2-3 tsp grated key lime zest

1 tsp vanilla extract

DIRECTIONS:

Prepare the oven and preheat to 325 degrees F.
Apply non-stick cooking spray in a 10-inch tube pan.
Beat the butter with a stand-up mixer.
Add in sugar and beat for about 5 to 10 minutes or until well mixed.
Add in the eggs gradually and beat every addition.
Add in the lime zest and stir until well blended.
Add in vanilla, milk, and juice. Stir until well combined.
Mix both mixtures until well combined …