Easy Lime Cake Recipe

Easy Lime Cake

Lime lovers won't be able to get enough of this delicious lime cake! This easy cake recipe starts with a cake mix, but gets a makeover thanks to additional ingredients! 
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Bundt, cake, lime
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 55 minutes
Frosting: 10 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings: 16 slices
Author: Christi Johnstone



  • 1 standard size package white or vanilla cake mix
  • 1 cup lime yogurt or sour cream not fat free
  • 1/2 cup oil
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 tablespoon finely grated lime peel
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice


  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 3 tbsp melted butter
  • 3-4 tbsp lime juice
  • 1-2 tbsp milk more or less depending on consistency you want the glaze
  • Pinch of salt


  • 1. HEAT oven to 350°F. Coat 12-cup bundt pan or 10-inch fluted tube pan with no-stick cooking spray. Dust with flour.
  • 2. BEAT cake mix, yogurt or sour cream, oil, eggs, lime juice and lime peel in large bowl with electric mixer on low speed 1 minute or until moistened. Beat on medium speed 2 minutes. Spread evenly in prepared pan.
  • 3. BAKE 40 to 44 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan 15 minutes. Remove from pan to wire rack to cool completely.
  • 4. MIX powdered sugar, melted butter, lime juice, milk and butter with a whisk in a large bowl. Once combined, spoon over bundt cake. If desired garnish with additional lime peel. Enjoy!
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