Key Lime Cake




Yield 12





  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Grease and flour a 9" x 13" glass baking dish. You don't want to use aluminum because the juice could erode it.
  3. Cream together butter and sugar with an electric mixer until light and fluffy.
  4. Mix in key lime zest.
  5. Add eggs one at a time mixing well after each addition.
  6. Mix in key lime juice, baking soda, and salt until well combined.
  7. Add flour to mixture, alternating with buttermilk, but beginning and ending with flour.
  8. Pour batter into prepared baking dish.
  9. Bake for approximately 30 minutes or until a wooden inserted in the center comes out clean.
  10. Cool completely before topping with filling and whipped cream.


  1. Stir together sweetened condensed milk, key lime juice, and cornstarch in a small saucepan.
  2. Bring to a boil and boil one minute stirring constantly.
  3. Spread over cooled cake and refrigerate cake until cold.
  4. Whip cream on high in and electric mixer until soft peaks form.
  5. Add confectioners' sugar and continue whipping until stiff peaks form.
  6. Spread over filling.
  7. Sprinkle with graham cracker crumbs.

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