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Yum Alert: Cherry & Lime Gooey Butter Bars

Written by emilyc

Wait, remember Cherry Lime Slushes from Sonic? Is this their long lost solid, buttery cousin? There’s nothing like butter and cream cheese to really bring out a fruit’s flavor. Recipe and image via Bakers Royale.



1 box of yellow cake mix
4 ounces butter, melted
1 egg
1 tablespoon lime zest


10 oz. cherries, seeded pureed
1 tablespoon lime zest
8 ounces cream cheese, softened
2 eggs
1 pound powdered sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

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Emily is a New Yorker trapped in a Floridian's body and loves every minute of her big city life. With a major in international business and years of being surrounded by ill-fitting suits and all the wrong shoes, she learned that the importance of fashion needs to be communicated to the world. To her, fashion is on the same level as charity work and feeding hungry children. Emily can be found frolicking the streets of her gayborhood enjoying the off-color humor of the gays.

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