Leprechaun Day Lime Poke Cake

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Leprechaun Day Lime Poke Cake

Leprechaun Day Lime Poke Cake

Shopping List:

Cake
1C (2 sticks) unsalted butter, soften, + for greasing pan
2 1/2 C all purpose flour
1/2 tsp baking powder|
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
11/4 C buttermilk, shake well
2 tsp pure vanilla extract
2 C granulated sugar
3 large eggs, lightly beaten
One 3- oz box of lime gelatin

Leprechaun Day Lime Poke Cake

Topping:
2 C heavy cream, cold
1 Tbsp granulated sugar
2 tsp pure vanilla extract
Green sanding sugar,(or green sprinkles) for decoration on top of the cake

Directions:

-Set oven rack in the lower third of the oven.
-Preheat to 350 degrees.
-Butter the bottom and sides of your baking pan
-Whisk; flour, baking powder, baking soda,and salt in a medium bowl.
-Set bowl aside.
-Beat granulated sugar and soft butter at medium speed until very light in color and also fluffy.
-Scrape down the sides of the bowl as needed.
-With the mixer still on medium slowly add eggs and continue to beat into mixture until fully integrated
-Reduce the speed of the mixer to it’s lowest setting.
-Now while the mixer continues to run, add 1/3 of the flour mixture.
-Now add 1/2 of the buttermilk mixture.
-After adding the buttermilk mixture, add 1/2 of the remaining flour mixture.
-Next alternate by adding the rest of the buttermilk mixture and lastly the rest of the flour mixture.
-Scrape the sides and beat until well mixed.

Leprechaun Day Lime Poke Cake

Baking Pan:
Spread the batter evenly into your baking pan.
-Bake until golden brown and a toothpick comes out clean from the center of the cake.
-When baking turn the cake halfway at the 15 minute point.
-Allow to cool for 30 minutes with cake still in pan.
-Using a larger fork, poke holes an inch apart in the top and all the way through the cake.

Leprechaun Day Lime Poke Cake

Topping:
-Lime green jello- following the directions on the box reducing the cold water to 1/2 C.
-Pour the jello evenly over the cooled cake
-Place in your refrigerator for 2 hrs.

Leprechaun Day Lime Poke Cake

Whipping cream:
-Place a large bowl in your refrigerator to cool.
-Whip the cream with the sugar and vanilla in the cooled bowl until fluffy.

Last step:
-Spread the prepared whipping cream over the cake and sprinkle your sanding sugar (or green sprinkles) .
-Slice and serve.


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Comments

  1. says

    Congratulations!
    Your recipe is featured on Full Plate Thursday this week and has been pinned to our features board. Thanks so much for sharing with us and don’t forget to pick up your new Red Plate!
    Miz Helen

  2. says

    Stopping by from Brag About It to thank you for sharing with us this week! Your cake looks delicious!! Pinned to share.

  3. says

    I haven’t made a poke cake in quite awhile, I’am sure my son would love this.

    Thanks for sharing on #TastyTuesdays.

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