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Key Lime Cream Torte

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Ingredients
For cake
  Butter yellow cake mix with pudding 18 1⁄4 Ounce (1 Box Or 1 Pound And 2.25 Ounces)
  Lime juice 2 Tablespoon, mixed with water
  Water 1 1⁄8 Cup (18 tbs)
  Butter 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), softened
  Eggs 3
For filling
  Sweetened condensed milk 14 Ounce, not evaporated (1 Can)
  Lime juice 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Filling)
  Whipping cream 2 Cup (32 tbs) (Filling)
  Lime slices 3 (For Garnish)
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat oven hot to 350°F. If using dark or nonstick pans, heat oven to 325°F.

MAKING
2) Grease two 9- or 8-inch round cake pans with shortening. Lightly dust with flour.
3) In a large bowl add all cake ingredients.
4) Beat with electric mixer on low speed for 30 seconds until moistened.
5) Beat on medium speed for 2 minutes. Scrape the bowl occasionally.
6) Pour the batter and even out pans.
7) Bake the 9-inch pans for 27 to 32 minutes and the 8-inch pans for 32 to 37 minutes.
8) Let stand for 15 minutes.
9) Take off from pans and cool for 1 hour.
10) In small bowl add condensed milk and 1/2 cup limejuice. Mix well.
11) In a large bowl, add whipping cream and beat with electric mixer on high speed until stiff peaks form.
12) Keep aside 1 cup of whipped cream.
13) Gently add condensed milk mixture into remaining whipped cream. Blend well.

FINALIZING
14) Halve horizontally each cake layer to make 4 layers.
15) On a serving plate, place 1 layer cut side up.
16) Spread evenly 1/3 of the whipped cream filling.
17) Follow the process with second and third cake layers.
18) Top with remaining cake layer.
19) Fill a decorative pattern pipe or spread whipped cream over torte.
20) Chill for at least 2 hours before serving.
21) Garnish with lime slices.
22) Store in refrigerator.

SERVING
23) Serve cold.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Interest: 
Holiday
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Lime
Preparation Time: 
40 Minutes
Cook Time: 
40 Minutes
Ready In: 
80 Minutes

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