Key Lime Daiquiri Pound Cake

Key Lime Daiquiri Pound Cake

16 Reviews 4 Pics
  • Prep

    15 m
  • Cook

    1 h 30 m
  • Ready In

    1 h 45 m
Christiane Potts
Recipe by  Christiane Potts

“Key lime juice and rum are baked in the cake, which is then glazed with more lime juice and rum!”

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Ingredients

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Original recipe yields 1 - 10 inch tube pan

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Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). Grease and flour a 10 inch tube pan. Mix together the flour and baking powder.
  2. In a large bowl, cream together 1 cup butter, 1/2 cup shortening and 2 cups sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in the eggs one at a time. Beat in the flour mixture alternately with the milk, mixing just until incorporated. Stir in 2 tablespoons rum, key lime zest, 2 teaspoons key lime juice, vanilla extract and lemon juice.
  3. Pour batter into prepared pan. Bake in the preheated oven for 90 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean. Allow to cool in pan 10 minutes. Turn it out onto wire rack. While warm, prick top of cake with toothpick. Pour Key Lime Daiquiri Glaze over warm cake. Cool completely.
  4. To make Key Lime Daiquiri Glaze: In small saucepan, combine 1/4 cup sugar, 1/4 cup butter and 2 tablespoons key lime juice. Bring to boil. Continue to boil, stirring constantly, for 1 minute. Remove from heat and stir in 3 tablespoons rum.

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Reviews (16)

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JeniG
37

JeniG

While this cake certainly had it's good points, overall I was a little disappointed. The flavor was certainly delicate, and would have appreciated a stronger lime taste. Maybe next time I will double the amount of lime zest I put in. The glaze was delicious, but I think I would also double the amount of glaze to make the cake more flavorful overall. As per other reviews, the cake was actually ready after about 75 minutes. It was a little dry I felt also. Sour cream as a replacement for milk may remedy this. I think I will try again and make some alterations as the cake does have potential.

BAKEMEONE
25

BAKEMEONE

I made this cake for my grandaughter's 18th birthday. She wanted a mexican meal and this cake was perfect for dessert. My daughter-in-law said this cake was refreshing. It is a pound cake with a light but distinguished flavor. It is added to my recipe box, a definate keeper.

HJV73
21

HJV73

My boyfriend really enjoys key lime pies, so I put this together for him. Great recipe! Reminds me of my grandmother's pound cake, but with a key lime zing. He loved it!

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Nutrition

Amount Per Serving (16 total)

  • Calories
  • 420 cal
  • 21%
  • Fat
  • 22.9 g
  • 35%
  • Carbs
  • 47.2 g
  • 15%
  • Protein
  • 5.1 g
  • 10%
  • Cholesterol
  • 105 mg
  • 35%
  • Sodium
  • 142 mg
  • 6%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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