How to make it

  • Mix cake according to directions folding in 1 T of the lime zest before baking. Cool
  • Lime Curd: melt butter in saucepan, add 1 c sugar, lime juice, and zest. Cook over low heat to dissolve sugar. Pour a little of the lime mixture into the beaten eggs, whisk and pour egg mixture back into pan; cook, stirring constantly till mixture thickens and coats the back of a spoon . Cool.
  • Blackberry Compote: Combine 1/2 pt of the berries with the sugar and water in small saucepan. Bring to a boil and cook until sugar is dissolved and mixture thickens slightly. Remove from heat and cool. Puree cooled berry mixture in food processor. Strain through a fine-meshed sieve. Discard seeds. Place remaining berries in a dish. Pour berry puree over berries. Let sit for 30 min.
  • To serve: place a slice of cake on a dessert plate. Spoon on lime
  • curd, spoon blackberry compote over top. Garnish with a fresh mint sprig.

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    " It was excellent "
    dynie ate it and said...
    Great post!
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    " It was excellent "
    rosemaryblue ate it and said...
    Wonderful, wonderful recipe!
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    " It was excellent "
    minitindel ate it and said...
    wow i booked marked this sounds heavenly
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  • kukla 6 years ago
    "Heavenly" is right!! Another great post, with thanks, Julie :)
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    " It was excellent "
    ahmed1 ate it and said...
    A diiferent easy way for lime curd than the one I use...Just great my friend!!
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    mystic_river1 ate it and said...
    I love it thanks for the post-you got my 5. Joymarie
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    " It was excellent "
    grandmommy ate it and said...
    Great one Julie! Love lemon or lime curd especially when someone takes to make it from scratch. My 5 to you and thanks for the post.
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