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Lime Cake Recipe

Perfectly moist lime cake, topped with a homemade lime buttercream frosting, and sprinkled with lime zest! Just the right balance of citrus and sweet in this yummy sheet cake. It's easy, refreshing, and great for feeding a crowd!
Prep Time20 minutes
Cook Time20 minutes
Total Time40 minutes
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 18
Author: Lil' Luna



  • 1 box white cake mix plus ingredients on box
  • 1 lime juiced
  • 3 oz package lime JELLO gelatin mix


  • 1/4 c butter softened
  • 4 oz cream cheese softened
  • 2 c powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 TB lime juice you can use more if you want a stronger citrus taste
  • a few tsp lime zest
  • 1-2 TB milk


  • Preheat oven to 350.
  • Add white cake mix and gelatin mix to a medium bowl.
  • Add the ingredients on the back of the cake mix box and lime juice. Beat until well combined.
  • Pour into a greased 11x16 pan. Bake for 20-22 minutes. Let cool.
  • While cake is cooling make frosting by creaming together butter and cream cheese. Add powdered sugar, vanilla, lime juice, lime zest and milk. Beat until smooth.
  • Frost cake and ENJOY!



Calories: 223kcal | Carbohydrates: 41g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 13mg | Sodium: 264mg | Potassium: 30mg | Sugar: 29g | Vitamin A: 165IU | Vitamin C: 1.4mg | Calcium: 72mg | Iron: 0.6mg