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Tropical Lime Cake

"This cake is a refreshing lime flavor. Appealing green color and citrus flavor are always festive!"
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Ingredients

1 h servings 243 cals
Original recipe yields 24 servings (1 - 9x13 inch pan)

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour a 9x13 inch pan.
  2. In a large bowl, stir together the cake mix and lime flavored gelatin. combine the eggs, oil and orange juice in a blender and blend for at least 5 minutes. Gradually add the blended ingredients to the dry mixture. beat for 5 minutes using an electric mixer. Pour into the prepared pan.
  3. Bake for 40 to 45 minutes in the preheated oven, until a toothpick inserted comes out clean. When the cake comes out of the oven, prick holes all over it using a fork.
  4. To make the glaze, combine the lime juice and confectioners sugar in a small bowl. beat until smooth. Pour over the hot cake, this will soak into the cake.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 243 calories; 12.8 g fat; 30.1 g carbohydrates; 3 g protein; 44 mg cholesterol; 185 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Because it began with a cake mix and because of some of the reviews, I set out to make this with low hopes and poor expectations, all of them dashed. I was prepared for the cake to be ugly – it...

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I served this at a party, and although I personally really enjoyed this cake, my guests were not thrilled. I am known for making great desserts, and they all said that this was not their favori...

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Because it began with a cake mix and because of some of the reviews, I set out to make this with low hopes and poor expectations, all of them dashed. I was prepared for the cake to be ugly – it...

Delicious and moist! Just as good the second day!

I have been searching for a recipe close to my mothers lime cake for over 15 years. This is the closest I have had! I just baked it, and havent even poured the frosting on it yet. I just leveled...

This recipe is awesome! I have used it to make lemon, orange, pineapple, cherry, cranberry, raspberry and strawberry. I think you are only limited by the flavors of Jello.

Made this for my husband to take to work. It was devoured way before lunch and everybody wanted the recipe. I can't eat it because I'm on the low carb diet, but from all reports, this will be ...

Absolutely scrumptious! Very moist and wonderful tasting. What a beautiful green color too. I made this cake for work and it was gone in no time. I love the very simple lime glaze which give...

I also tried this recipe as a strawberry lemonade version by adding strawberry jello instead of lime, and lemonade instead of orange juice, and it was a hit. I baked it in a bundt pan and topped...

I made this as a bundt cake and it came out great!

This cake rocks! I baked it in a bundt pan. The only thing I changed was instead of the lime juice, I used a 6 ounce can of thawed frozen limeade concentrate & mixed that with the 2 c. powdered ...