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Sugar-Crusted Lime Cake

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  1 reviews
  • 15 min prep time
  • 1 hr 20 min total time
  • 12 ingredients
  • 8 servings
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Enjoy this sugar crusted fluffy cake flavored with citrus – a distinctive dessert.

Ingredients

CAKE

2
egg whites, room temperature*
1/2
teaspoon baking powder
1
cup all-purpose flour
3/4
cup sugar
1
tablespoon grated lime peel
1
teaspoon baking powder
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/3
cup skim milk
1/4
cup shortening
2
tablespoons lime juice

TOPPING

1/4
cup sugar
1
tablespoon lime juice

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 9-inch round cake pan with nonstick cooking spray; sprinkle lightly with flour.
  • 2 In small bowl, combine egg whites and 1/2 teaspoon baking powder; beat until stiff peaks form. Set aside.
  • 3 In large bowl, combine flour and all remaining cake ingredients; beat at low speed until moistened. Beat 2 minutes at medium speed. Gently fold stiffly beaten egg whites into batter. Pour into sprayed and floured pan.
  • 4 Bake at 350°F. for 27 to 35 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
  • 5 In small bowl, combine topping ingredients; spread over hot cake. Cool cake in pan on wire rack for 30 minutes or until completely cooled.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 9-inch round cake pan with nonstick cooking spray; sprinkle lightly with flour.
  • 2 In small bowl, combine egg whites and 1/2 teaspoon baking powder; beat until stiff peaks form. Set aside.
  • 3 In large bowl, combine flour and all remaining cake ingredients; beat at low speed until moistened. Beat 2 minutes at medium speed. Gently fold stiffly beaten egg whites into batter. Pour into sprayed and floured pan.
  • 4 Bake at 350°F. for 27 to 35 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
  • 5 In small bowl, combine topping ingredients; spread over hot cake. Cool cake in pan on wire rack for 30 minutes or until completely cooled.

Expert Tips

* For higher volume, bring egg whites to room temperature before beating. Set bowl of egg whites in large bowl of very warm water; stir gently for 2 to 3 minutes.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
220
Calories from Fat
50
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6g
9%
Saturated Fat
2g
10%
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
180mg
8%
Total Carbohydrate
38g
13%
Dietary Fiber
1g
4%
Sugars
26g
26%
Protein
3g
3%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1 1/2 Fruit; 2 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 1 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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