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Lemon Lime Bundt Cake

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This delicious dessert is perfect for all citrus lovers! It is soft, spongy, and has a unique taste that is sure to impress!

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Here in our house we love dessert – especially when it includes freshly baked sweet bread or cake. Even though we don’t indulge too often, every once in a while we give in to our sweet tooth and make something like this. I do need to admit something – I am not a great baker – it doesn’t matter what recipe I am making; it rarely comes out of the oven how it is supposed to or how I am hoping. That said, I do practice a lot and I get really excited when something comes out so-so at least. But what matters most is that we are trying, right?

With that introduction, I will tell you that this delicious lemon lime bundt cake is actually my husband’s recipe and he made it. Fortunately, he is a good baker and his desserts almost always turn out perfectly. So, in his honor, I want to share this delicious recipe for lemon lime bundt cake.

The first step is to whip the butter in a stand mixer on medium speed until it is creamy and then slowly add the sugar and continue beating until light and fluffy.

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At this point, start preheating your oven to 325 degrees Fahrenheit (160 Celsius).

In a separate bowl, combine the flour, the baking powder, and the salt and set aside.

Now, add the lemon and lime zest and the vanilla (or other extract – such as coconut or almond) to the butter mixture and continue mixing.

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Next, add the eggs and yolks one by one, mixing as you go.

In a measuring cup, add 1 tablespoon of lemon juice and then fill with milk until it reaches the 1 cup mark. Set aside for about five minutes. Now divide the flour mixture into two parts.

After the lemon and milk mixture has had a chance to rest for 5 minutes, add the first part of the flour to the batter and mix well. Next add the lemon and milk mixture mixing well and finish with the last part of flour.

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The next step is to empty the batter into a previously greased and floured bundt pan and then bake in the oven for approximately 40-50 minutes. After removing from the oven, let cool in the pan for about 10-15 minutes before removing.

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To make the lemon lime glaze, combine 1 cup of powdered sugar, the water, the lemon and lime zest, the vanilla (or other) extract, and mix until the sugar has dissolved.

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Brush the glaze over the bread until completely covered and finish by dusting with more powdered sugar.

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Lemon Lime Bundt Cake

Ingredients

For the Bundt Cake

  • 2 cups of flour
  • 1 t of baking powder
  • 1 t of salt
  • ½ cup of softened butter
  • 1 ½ cup of sugar
  • 1 t of vanilla extract or almond or coconut
  • The zest from one lime and one lemon
  • 4 eggs + 2 yolks
  • 1 cup of milk combined with 1 T of lemon juice

For the Lemon Lime Glaze

  • 1/3 – 1 cup of powdered sugar depending on the desired consistency
  • ¼ cup of water
  • 1 tablespoon of vanilla extract
  • Zest from ½ lime and ½ lemon
  • ** Combine all ingredients and set aside

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 325 degrees Fahrenheit
  • Prepare a bundt pan by greasing and flouring it, set aside
  • Combine the flour, baking powder and salt and set aside
  • Whip the butter in a stand mixer and slowly add the sugar until light and fluffy
  • Add the lemon and lime zest and vanilla extract and continue mixing.
  • Add the eggs and yolks one at a time, mixing well.
  • Reduce speed to medium and add half of the flour mixture, followed by the lemon-milk mixture, and finish with the rest of the flour mixture, mixing after each step.
  • Spread the batter into the prepared bundt pan and make for 40-50 minutes.
  • Let cool for 10-15 minute in the bundt pan before removing.
  • Brush with the Lemon Lime Glaze and dust with powdered sugar.
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