Fresh Key Lime Cake!


For the Cake
3/4 cup butter softened
1 2/3 cups granulated white sugar
3 large eggs
1 cup milk
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1/4 cup fresh key lime juice or regular lime juice
2 teaspoons fresh key lime zest or regular limes
2 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
1 tablespoon baking powder
3/4 teaspoon salt
Fresh Lime Frosting
1/2 cup butter softened
4 oz cream cheese
2 cups confectioners sugar
2 teaspoons key lime zest, plus more for garnish
4 tablespoons fresh key lime juice

Preheat the oven to 350°F. Spray a 9" x 13" pan with non-stick spray.
Mix together butter and sugar. Add eggs one at a time.
Add milk, vanilla, lime juice, lime zest to combine.
Add flour, baking powder, and salt.
Mix with an electric mixer until well blended
Pour the batter into the prepared pan. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
Cool cake and frost with Fresh Lime Frosting.
For Fresh Lime Frosting
In a large bowl, beat together the butter and cream cheese with an electric mixer. Add lime juice and lime zest.  With the mixer on low speed, add the powdered sugar a cup at a time until smooth and creamy. 

Spread on cooled cake and garnish with additional lime zest.