Strawberry and lime create a cool taste of the Tropics.
1 package Betty Crocker® SuperMoist® white cake mix
1 1/4 cups water
1/3 cup vegetable oil
3 eggs (including yolks)
1 box (4-serving size) strawberry-flavored gelatin
1 tablespoon grated lime peel
1 to 2 teaspoons rum extract
1 container (1 pound) Betty Crocker® Rich &
Creamy vanilla frosting
2 teaspoons grated lime peel
8 fresh whole strawberries
Heat oven to 350 degrees F (325 degrees F for dark or nonstick pan). Grease bottom only of 13 x 9-inch pan with shortening and lightly flour, or spray with baking spray with flour.
In large bowl, beat cake mix, water, oil, eggs, gelatin, 1 tablespoon lime peel and the rum extract with electric mixer on low speed 30 seconds. Beat on medium speed 2 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally. Pour into pan.
Bake for 35 to 40 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean.
Cool completely, about 1 hour.
Stir 2 teaspoons lime peel into frosting. Spread frosting evenly over cake.
Store loosely covered at room temperature.
Just before serving, cut each whole strawberry in half, leaving leaves on.
Garnish cake with strawberry halves.
Prep time 20 Min
Total time 1 Hr 55 Min
You’ll want to have 5 limes so that you’ll have enough grated lime peel for this recipe.
For a whimsical touch of the Tropics, insert a paper drink umbrella in each piece of cake.
Nutrition Information: 1 Serving (1 Serving) Calories 360 (Calories from Fat 140), Total Fat 16g (Saturated Fat 3 1/2g, Trans Fat 3g), Cholesterol 40mg; Sodium 340mg; Total Carbohydrate 52g (Dietary Fiber 0g, Sugars 37g), Protein 3g
Exchanges: 1 Starch; 2 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 3 Fat
Carbohydrate Choices: 3 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Recipe and photograph courtesy of Betty Crocker.