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Delicious Strawberry Lime Cake with an easy lime green cake and homemade strawberry frosting. | Yummy cake recipe.

Strawberry Lime Cake

Course Dessert
Author kitchenfun3sons

Ingredients

Ingredients

Lime Cake

  • 2 - 18.5 oz box Lemon Cake Mix
  • 2 C Canola Oil
  • 8 large Eggs
  • 2 small 3 oz box Lime Gelatin
  • 1 1/2 C orange juice pulp free
  • 3 9 inch round cake pans
  • 1 10 inch round cake board
  • 1 cake leveler

Strawberry Frosting ingredients

  • 2 C unsalted sweet cream butter softened
  • 6 C powdered sugar
  • 4 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 C finely diced strawberries
  • 5-7 TBSP heavy whipping cream
  • 1 large disposable piping bag with star tip
  • 1 mini angled spatula
  • 2 Limes cut into slices for decoration
  • Strawberries cut in half for decoration

Instructions

Cake directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and spray your cake pans with pam baking spray
  2. Using a standing mixer, beat together until combined the cake mix, canola oil, eggs, lime gelatin, and orange juice until combined
  3. Divide the batter between the 3 pans
  4. Bake in the oven for 30 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean
  5. Allow to cool completely
  6. Remove cakes from pans and place onto a cutting board and use the cake leveler to even out the cake rounds

Frosting Directions:

  1. Using a standing mixer, cream together the butter, vanilla, powdered sugar, diced strawberries and heavy whipping cream until combined and creamy and stiff with peaks

Directions to build the cake

  1. Place one cake round onto the cake board
  2. Scoop 1 C of the frosting onto the middle of the cake
  3. Using the angled spatula, smooth the frosting out
  4. Place the second cake layer onto the first layer
  5. Repeat steps with the frosting and remaining cake layer
  6. Scoop 1 C of frosting into the piping bag and set aside
  7. Once you have built your cake, scoop the remaining frosting onto the top of the cake and use the angled spatula to smooth it out
  8. Frost the entire cake until smooth
  9. Using the piping bag, pipe dollops of frosting around the edge of the top of the cake
  10. Place sliced limes onto the dollop of frosting and place strawberries along the sides of the dollops
  11. Place into the fridge for 1 hour to allow the frosting to harden
  12. Cut into slices and enjoy