Strawberry Lime Layered Cake

This Strawberry Lime Layered Cake is just the taste you need. A little bit sweet with a little lime and you’ve created one dessert that will have you taking bite after bite.

Perfect for summer gatherings or just a nice, refreshing dessert. Don’t forget to share with your family and friends as this cake is big enough to enjoy with others!

Strawberry Lime Layered Cake

This Strawberry Lime Layered Cake is delicious and perfect for summer.

Ingredients

  • 2 – 18.5oz box Lemon Cake Mix
  • 2 C Canola Oil
  • 8 large Eggs
  • 2 small (3 oz) box Lime Gelatin
  • 1 1/2 C orange juice, pulp free
  • 3 9inch round cake pans 
  • 1 10inch round cake board
  • 1 cake leveler

Strawberry Frosting ingredients

  • 2 C unsalted sweet cream butter, softened
  • 6 C powdered sugar
  • 4 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 C finely diced strawberries 
  • 5-7 TBSP heavy whipping cream
  • 1 large disposable piping bag with star tip 
  • 1 mini angled spatula 
  • 2 Limes cut into slices for decoration
  • Strawberries cut in half for decoration

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and spray your cake pans with pam baking spray

  2. Using a standing mixer, beat together until combined the cake mix, canola oil, eggs, lime gelatin, and orange juice until combined

  3. Divide the batter between the 3 pans

  4. Bake in the oven for 30 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean

  5. Allow to cool completely

  6. Remove cakes from pans and place onto a cutting board and use the cake leveler to even out the cake rounds

Frosting Directions:

  1. Using a standing mixer, cream together the butter, vanilla, powdered sugar, diced strawberries and heavy whipping cream until combined and creamy and stiff with peaks

  2. Directions to build the cake

  3. Place one cake round onto the cake board

  4. Scoop 1 C of the frosting onto the middle of the cake

  5. Using the angled spatula, smooth the frosting out

  6. Place the second cake layer onto the first layer

  7. Repeat steps with the frosting and remaining cake layer

  8. Scoop 1 C of frosting into the piping bag and set aside

  9. Once you have built your cake, scoop the remaining frosting onto the top of the cake and use the angled spatula to smooth it out

  10. Frost the entire cake until smooth

  11. Using the piping bag, pipe dollops of frosting around the edge of the top of the cake

  12. Place sliced limes onto the dollop of frosting and place strawberries along the sides of the dollops

  13. Place into the fridge for 1 hour to allow the frosting to harden

  14. Cut into slices and enjoy

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