Key Lime Pound Cake


1 cup butter, softened
2 cups granulated sugar
3/4 cup buttermilk
1/3 cup Nellie’s Key Lime juice
5 large eggs
3 cups all purpose flour
1 1/2 teaspoons salt
1/2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
2 cups confectioner’s sugar
3-4 TBSP Nellie’s Key Lime


Preheat oven to 350F degrees. Place rack in lowest position. Grease and flour a bundt pan.
In small bowl, combine buttermilk and lime juice, set aside.
Cream butter and sugar until fluffy. Add in eggs one at a time, beating well to fully combine. Combine flour, salt, baking soda and powder in separate bowl, stir to combine. Add flour and buttermilk mixtures to butter mixture, alternating, starting and ending with flour. Do not overmix. Spoon batter into prepared pan(s). Bake for 50-60 minutes, testing with a toothpick for doneness.
Remove from oven and let rest in pan for 15 minutes before inverting onto cooling rack to cool completely.
Prepare glaze by combining powdered sugar and lime juice to a thick pouring consistency. Drizzle over cooled cake. Let cake set for 30 minutes before serving.

2 thoughts on “Key Lime Pound Cake

  1. Both, as well as, in USA carry Nellie and Joe’s Key Lime Juice, if you can’t find it in the grocery store. I’m posting a photo of it so you’ll know what the bottle looks like.
    Wishing you and yours a wonderful weekend!


  2. I make a cake each week and send my husband to work with a slice each day (divided in two so he has one in the morning and the other in the afternoon). It’s a throwback to having four girls with a need for break and lunch each day they were at school. I’m going to give this a whirl but would you tell me where to find Nellie’s Key Lime Juice, please


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