key lime pound cake

  • Prep Time
    1 hour
  • Cook Time
    1 hour
  • Serving
  • Ready In
    3-4 hour

Key lime pound cake:-

This key lime cake is very moist and easy to make. The cake has a mild key lime flavor, but the tart glaze gives it a great burst of lime flavor.

Its made with simple ingredients which are found in every kitchen pantry. Its really easy to make and has a mild flavor which will make you never stop eating it!!This cake only takes a few minutes to make and is to-die-for delicious. Butter,  sugar, eggs, flour, baking powder, milk, vanilla, and key limes. Top the cake with a quick key lime glaze.

Perfect for gathering and everyone loves it. This is great for potlucks, parties, and makes a nice homemade gift

  • You can substitute lime juice for the key lime juice if you prefer.
  • Can pound cake be made in advance? Yes! You can make the cake ahead of time and store it in an airtight container for 3 to 4 days. The cake will keep in the refrigerator for up to a week.
  • Can pound cake be frozen? Yes! You can freeze the baked cake. Wrap the cooled cake in plastic wrap and aluminum foil. The cake will keep for up to 6 months in the freezer.


For cake batter:-

For Frosting:-



    Preheat oven to 350°. Grease and flour a 10-in. fluted tube pan. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add 1 egg at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in lime zest, vanilla and lime juice.


    Add flour alternately with milk, beating well after each addition. Transfer to prepared pan. Bake until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean, 1-1/4 to 1-1/2 hours. Cool in pan 10 minutes before removing to a wire rack to cool completely.


    For frosting, in a large bowl, beat cream cheese, butter, lime zest and lime juice until smooth. Gradually beat in confectioners’ sugar. Spread over cake. If desired, garnish with lime slices and additional zest.

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