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Sugar-Crusted Lime Cake

Enjoy this sugar crusted fluffy cake flavored with citrus – a distinctive dessert.

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  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 1 hr 20 min
  • ingredients 12
  • servings 8
 

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

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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

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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.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
220
(
Calories from Fat
50),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6g
6%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
180mg
180%;
Total Carbohydrate
38g
38%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
26g
26%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
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.