These are sure to please when you have a craving for something a little tart and a bit of sweet. Key Lime in a perfect form! Very soft, really moist and extremely tasty. This unique and tasty treat will be requested time and again.
Easy Key Lime Bars
1 Tbl. softened butter
1 ½ – 2 Tbl. sugar
1 Key Lime cake mix
½ cup (1 stick) butter, melted
2 Tbl. Key lime juice
½ cup powdered sugar
2 tsp. Key lime juice
1-2 tsp. water
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
With 1 tablespoon of softened butter, evenly coat a 9×13” cake pan.Pour in the sugar and tip the pan to evenly distribute the sugar.
In a large bowl combine the cake mix, melted butter, eggs and 2 Tbl. Key lime juice until it is all blended.Press the mixture evenly into the cake pan.
Bake for 18-23 minutes; until the edges are a very light golden brown.
As soon as the bars come out of the oven, prepare the glaze.
In a small bowl combine the powdered sugar, 2 tsp. key lime juice and just enough water to make is spreadable
But you don’t want it too thick.Pour the glaze over the key lime bars and spread evenly with a spatula.Allow the bars to cool completely before cutting.
Store in an airtight container.
Carrie Groneman’s recipe. Copyright, A Mother’s Shadow, 2014
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