Sublime Lime Cake

Sublime Lime Cake


Servings 8
Time Needed Prep
Ingredients 10
Difficulty Easy

Rating (click to rate)

4.5 based on 2 ratings.


  • 1 Lime zested
  • 2 cups Flour Self-Raising
  • 1 cup Sugar
  • 1 cup Buttermilk
  • 3 Eggs separated
  • 3/4 cup Sugar
  • Syrup
  • 1/4 cup Water
  • 2 Lime juiced
  • 1 cup Butter

Nutrition Information

Qty per
98g serve
Qty per
Energy 139.73875kcalcal 142.76506602394kcalcal
Protein 6.1675gg 6.3010692789413gg
Fat (total) 1.64375gg 1.6793486221743gg
 - saturated 0.5675gg 0.57979032278868gg
Carbohydrate 24.75125gg 25.287286743477gg
 - sugars 3.19125gg 3.2603627622897gg
Dietary Fibre 0.5gg 0.51082847822792gg
Sodium 439.66125mgmg 449.18297454657mgmg

Nutritional information does not include the following ingredients: Lime, Water, Lime, Butter

Please Note - Nutritional information is provided as a guide only and may not be accurate.

This flavourful and fresh Sublime Lime Cake is super easy to make.

If you’re craving for a fruity cake that will satisfy your sweet tooth, then you shouldn’t definitely miss this Sublime Lime Cake that is just so perfect for your afternoon tea! All the ingredients are so simple and you can make this in under 1 hour. You can store this in the fridge for up to 2 months.


  1. Preheat oven 180 degrees.

  2. Mix cream, butter, and 1 cup of sugar.

  3. Beat in 3 yolks. Mix in lime zest.

  4. Add 1 cup flour and 1/2 cup buttermilk and mix.

  5. Repeat with remaining 1 cup flour and 1/2 cup buttermilk, and mix.

  6. Beat egg whites till they peak and fold into cake mix.

  7. Pour in baking tin. Bake for 40 minutes, or until cooked through.

  8. When the cake is nearly done, put all syrup ingredients into a saucepan and stir until boiling.

  9. While cake is still hot, and before you take it out of the tin, slowly pour the hot syrup over it - the hot cake will soak it up like a sponge.

Recipe Hints and Tips:

  • Sublime Lime Cake is suitable to freeze for up to two months.
  • Top with plain icing or dust with icing sugar to serve.
Sublime Lime Cake | Stay at Home
Jody Allen
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