Recipe By seattlelove
Published Jun 19th
Prep 10m Cook 25m Additional - Ready In 35m
Servings 12 servings Calories 157.1

This is such an easy cake that even the kids can make it with some adult supervision.

Recipe Ingredients

  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 2 ½ tablespoons butter, softened
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 ¼ teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon chopped peanuts, or to taste

Cooking Directions

  1. 1 Preheat oven to 300 degrees F (150 degrees C). Grease and flour an 8x8-inch baking dish.
  2. 2 Beat sugar and butter together until light and fluffy, about 3 minutes; beat in eggs and lime juice. Stir flour and baking powder into butter mixture until combined. Pour batter into prepared baking dish.
  3. 3 Bake in preheated oven until brown and toothpick inserted in center comes out clean, about 25 minutes. Garnish with chopped peanuts.

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories 157.1
  • Carbohydrate 29.1 g
  • Cholesterol 37.4 mg
  • Fat 3.5 g
  • Fiber 0.5 g
  • Protein 2.8 g
  • Saturated Fat 1.8 g
  • Sodium 98.5 mg
  • Sugar 16.8 g


  1. This was so good, I made it 3 times in one week!!! I did cut back on the sugar and added more lime juice. It actually takes way more butter than noted to cream the sugar. After those few tweaks, it was perfect!!! I’ll definitely be making this often!!
  2. Not too sweet. Lovely for breakfast with coffee.
  3. Very simple and tasty. Based on previous comments I reduced the sugar. Also noted that it took MUCH longer to cook. I suspect either the temperature or the time are written incorrectly. After 30 minutes at 300 I increased to 325 for an additional 15.
  4. This was easy and turned out great! I skipped the peanuts since I didn't have any, and I tripled the recipe and used 1/3 cup bottled lime juice, since I didn't have fresh limes. I might cut back on the sugar next time (yes, there will definitely be a next time) since it was slightly - Read more ...

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