Sugar-Crusted Lime Cake

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

  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
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