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 Serving Size  : 8    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Cakes
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    1 3/4   c            Flour -- all purpose white
    2       ts           Baking powder
      1/2   ts           Salt
    6       tb           Butter/unsalted marg -- soften
    1       c            Sugar
    2                    Eggs -- roomtemp
    1 1/2   ts           Lime zest -- grated
    1       tb           Key lime juice
      2/3   c            Buttermilk
                         -----LIME SYRUP-----
    1       c            Confectioner’s sugar -- sifted
      1/2   c            Key lime juice
   Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Brush the inside of an 8
   inch (6 cup) bundt pan or a 9 in. (8 cup) springform
   tube pan with margarine or oil or spray non-stick
   cooking spray. Set aside. In a small mixing bowl, stir
   together flour, baking powder and salt. In a large
   mixing bowl, beat margarine with electric beaters
   until softened and well blended. Gradually add sugar
   and beat until well blended. Gradually beat in eggs.
   Beat in lime zest and juice. Using a wooden spoon or
   rubber spatula, alternately stir the dry ingredients
   and buttermilk into the gg mixture, beginning and
   ending with the dry ingredients. Spoon the mixture
   into the pan and bake 35-50 minutes. Loosen dedges and
   invert onto a wire rack set over a plate. To make
   syrup: In a small bowl, whisk together the
   confectioner’s sugar and lime juice. While the cake is
   still warm, poke holes in it using a skewer, cake
   tester or a fork. Slowly spoon the lime syrup over the
   cake. Cake can be made ahead and kept covered in
   refrigerator for up to 24 hrs.
   :       07/24/92         7:18 PM 345 calories per
   serving; 5 g protein, 10 g fat, 60 g carbohydrate, 259
   mg sodium, 54 mg cholesterol
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