Tropical Lime Cake

Tropical Lime Cake


"This cake is a refreshing lime flavor. Appealing green color and citrus flavor are always festive!"
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1 h servings 243 cals
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Original recipe yields 24 servings



  • Calories:
  • 243 kcal
  • 12%
  • Fat:
  • 12.8 g
  • 20%
  • Carbs:
  • 30.1g
  • 10%
  • Protein:
  • 3 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 44 mg
  • 15%
  • Sodium:
  • 185 mg
  • 7%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour a 9x13 inch pan.
  2. In a large bowl, stir together the cake mix and lime flavored gelatin. combine the eggs, oil and orange juice in a blender and blend for at least 5 minutes. Gradually add the blended ingredients to the dry mixture. beat for 5 minutes using an electric mixer. Pour into the prepared pan.
  3. Bake for 40 to 45 minutes in the preheated oven, until a toothpick inserted comes out clean. When the cake comes out of the oven, prick holes all over it using a fork.
  4. To make the glaze, combine the lime juice and confectioners sugar in a small bowl. beat until smooth. Pour over the hot cake, this will soak into the cake.


  1. 72 Ratings

Most helpful positive review

Delicious and moist! Just as good the second day!

Most helpful critical review

I served this at a party, and although I personally really enjoyed this cake, my guests were not thrilled. I am known for making great desserts, and they all said that this was not their favori...

Delicious and moist! Just as good the second day!

Because it began with a cake mix and because of some of the reviews, I set out to make this with low hopes and poor expectations, all of them dashed. I was prepared for the cake to be ugly – it...

I have been searching for a recipe close to my mothers lime cake for over 15 years. This is the closest I have had! I just baked it, and havent even poured the frosting on it yet. I just leveled...

This recipe is awesome! I have used it to make lemon, orange, pineapple, cherry, cranberry, raspberry and strawberry. I think you are only limited by the flavors of Jello.

Made this for my husband to take to work. It was devoured way before lunch and everybody wanted the recipe. I can't eat it because I'm on the low carb diet, but from all reports, this will be ...

Absolutely scrumptious! Very moist and wonderful tasting. What a beautiful green color too. I made this cake for work and it was gone in no time. I love the very simple lime glaze which give...

I also tried this recipe as a strawberry lemonade version by adding strawberry jello instead of lime, and lemonade instead of orange juice, and it was a hit. I baked it in a bundt pan and topped...

I made this as a bundt cake and it came out great!

This cake rocks! I baked it in a bundt pan. The only thing I changed was instead of the lime juice, I used a 6 ounce can of thawed frozen limeade concentrate & mixed that with the 2 c. powdered ...