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Easy Key Lime Cake Recipe With Cake Mix

Key Lime Cake (With Cake Mix)

Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
50 mins
Total Time
1 hr

Easy lime cake recipe, which starts off with cake mix. This pound cake is homemade with simple ingredients. Soft, moist, rich, firm and better than scratch!

Servings: 10 Slices
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: homemade key lime cake
Calories: 443 kcal
Author: Abeer


  • 1 box Yellow cake mix Or lemon cake mix
  • 1 box Instant lime pudding mix 3.4 oz. box
  • 4 Eggs Large
  • 3/4 cup Oil
  • 1/2 cup Water Warm
  • 1 cup Sour cream Full fat
  • 1 tbsp Lime zest
  • 1 tsp Lime extract Optional


  1. In a large mixing bowl, whisk together cake mix and pudding mix. Keep aside.

  2. In another mixing bowl, add eggs, oil, water, sour cream, lime zest, lime extract and mix until smooth.

  3. Dump the dry mixture into the wet mixture and mix until just combined.

  4. Pour batter in a greased and floured loaf pan (Dimensions: 9×5). You can also use 2 smaller loaf pans or even a 10-12 cup bundt pan.

  5. Spread batter evenly with a spatula.

  6. Bake at 350 degrees for 50-55 minutes or until an inserted toothpick in the center comes out clean. Enjoy!

Recipe Notes

  • Read all my tips above.
  • Leftovers can be stored in a sealed container in the fridge for up to 3 days. They can also be frozen in a sealed airtight container for up to 1 month. When you are ready to enjoy it, let it thaw in the fridge overnight. 
Nutrition Facts
Key Lime Cake (With Cake Mix)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 443 Calories from Fat 216
% Daily Value*
Fat 24g37%
Saturated Fat 5g25%
Cholesterol 77mg26%
Sodium 468mg20%
Potassium 81mg2%
Carbohydrates 52g17%
Sugar 23g26%
Protein 4g8%
Vitamin A 240IU5%
Vitamin C 0.4mg0%
Calcium 144mg14%
Iron 1.4mg8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.