Lemon & Lime Cream Cheese Snack Cake

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Introduction: Lemon & Lime Cream Cheese Snack Cake

I created this rich and dense cake to feature two well-loved citrus fruits- lemon and lime! Fresh juice makes for the best flavor and this cake works great as a quick snack and is great for transporting because of no messy frosting. Instead, a orange scented glaze is used to dress up this little cake perfect for teatime!

You will need: 

6 Tbsp. butter, softened
3 oz. cream cheese, softened
¾ cup sugar
2 eggs
2 Tbsp. each of lemon & lime juice
½ tsp. each of lemon & lime zest
1 cup flour
2 Tbsp. cornstarch
½ tsp. baking powder
¾ tsp. salt
GLAZE:
½ cup confectioners’ sugar
1 Tbsp. orange juice

Cream the butter, cream cheese, and sugar until light and fluffy; beat in eggs along with the lemon and lime juices & zests.
Beat in the flour, cornstarch, baking powder, and salt until smooth and blended.
Cut a circle of wax paper to fit in a greased 8-inch round baking pan; grease again. Pour batter into the pan.
Bake at 375 degrees for 23-26 minutes or until lightly browned and a toothpick comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack to cool completely.
Combine glaze ingredients, drizzle over cooled cake.

  Yield: 12 servings

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    4 Comments

    Thank you for the nice instructable

    Rima

    Thank you for the nice instructable

    Rima

    Thank you for the nice instructable

    Rima

    That sounds really good, especially with that orange juice glaze!