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Yum Alert: Key Lime Baby Cakes

key lime baby cakes
Written by emilyc
Key lime baby cakes are great for spring, summer, kids, models, you name it. Everyone loves a good key lime dessert every now and then, and these are both easy to make and easy to eat! Recipe and image via A Farm Girl’s Dabbles.
key lime baby cakes
For the Baby Cakes:

3-1/2 c. all purpose flour

2-1/4 tsp. baking powder

3/4 tsp. kosher salt

1 c. unsalted butter, at room temperature

2-1/2 c. sugar

4 large eggs, at room temperature

5 T. fresh lime juice

2 T. finely grated lime peel

1/2 tsp. neon-green food coloring (found in the baking aisle of grocery store)

1-1/2 cups buttermilk

For the frosting:

8 oz. cream cheese, at room temperature

1-1/2 c. powdered sugar

1/2 c. unsalted butter, at room temperature

1 T. finely grated lime peel

1/2 tsp. vanilla

For preparation directions, click here.

About the author


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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