Thursday, May 14, 2015

Glazed Lime Cake

                                 LOOK at the glaze! #nofilter

 No more short, gloomy days! To be honest, Winter this year wasn't as bad as previous years, looks like the Ozone layer is all messed up! Well, the Spring has sprung and that definitely calls for something citrusy!! I don't know, there is something about lemon/lime which screams summer for me.. I have always wanted to try baking a lemon cake, for some reason I had picked lime so why not lime cake. It was as good as lemon cake, only a little more delicious.This recipe is very similar to my orange cake which is very easy! Perfect for tea-time treat or if are anything like me, perfecto for breakfast! I promise, this lime cake will cheer you up instantly!! Here's my recipe,hope you like it..

Ingredients

For the cake
  • All purpose flour- 2 cups
  • Sugar-1 cup
  • Eggs- 3
  • Butter-1/2 stick or if using oil- 1/3 cup
  • Juice of lime- 1/3 cup
  • Zest of lime- 1 tbsp
  • Baking powder- 2 1/2 tsp
  • Baking soda-1/2 tsp
  • Vanilla extract- 1 tsp
For the glaze
  • 1/2 cup icing sugar
  • 1 tbsp lime juice
METHOD



  • Pre-heat oven to 350F. Spray/butter the cake pan.
  • Sift together flour,baking soda and baking powder well.
  • In a bowl, add butter & sugar; whip until light and fluffy for about 3 mins.
  • Add eggs one at a time, beat well after every addition.
  • Add lime juice, zest and vanilla extract and mix for 2 mins.
  • Add the flour mixture to the creamed mixture & fold in gently so that it's mixed well. Do NOT over mix.
  • Pour the batter into the greased cake pan and bake for 30-35 mins or until a toothpick inserted in the cake comes out clean.
  • Take it out of the oven and let it cool for 5 min.
  • Take the cake out of the pan and let it cool down completely.
  • Now for the glaze, mix icing sugar with the lime juice until smooth n creamy.
  • Spread this glaze all over the cake for that extra flavor and crunch.

  • ENJOY!

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