How to make it

  • Coat a 5x 9 inch loaf pan lightly with shortening.
  • cut a piece of wax paper to line the bottom of the pan and press it into place
  • lightly coat the waxed paper with shortening
  • sift the flour, baking powder,and salt together twice onto a piece of waxed paper..
  • in a large bowl, mash together 1 cup of the sugar with 2 tablespoons of the lime zest until moist and fragnant
  • add the butter and beat until smooth
  • one at a time beat in the eggs.
  • by halves alternately add the flour mixture and the buttermilk to the creamed mixture ; do not over mix.......
  • pour the batter into the prepared pan
  • bake at 350 degrees f. until a tooth pick comes out almost clean in the center about 50 minutes......
  • cool the cake in the pan on a rack for about 15 minutes
  • postion the rack in the oven 6 inches from the broiler
  • in a small bowl stir together the remaining 1/3 cup sugar, the tequila, lime juice, and remaing 1 tablespoon lime zest and triple sec.
  • remove cake from the pan and peel off the waxed paper
  • set the cake upright on the broiler pan
  • gradually spoon the tequila mixture over the top of the loaf, allowing it to absorb as much of the glaze as possible..
  • set the cake under the broiler and broil until the top is bubbling and lightl browned, about 30 seconds to 1 minute
  • transfer to a rack and cool completely before cutting.........
  • serve 8
  • note from tink; i made a key-lime icing extra ...and drizzled it on it when it was ready to eat and it was delicious ...........

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    " It was excellent "
    mystic_river1 ate it and said...
    I have to say that looks absolutely delicious and I am making for a b-day of a friend very shortly. Thanks for the post.
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    " It was excellent "
    imnocook ate it and said...
    thanks, and five forks!
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  • 22566 10 years ago

    Oh,you mean I can cook with it as will,cool concept!!!!!!!


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    " It was excellent "
    chefbaudri ate it and said...
    High 5 from me as well! Thank you for a great post!
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    " It was excellent "
    juels ate it and said...
    This does sound easy, love the tequila mixture in this!
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    " It was excellent "
    ahmed1 ate it and said...
    And another 5 from me Mini...
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    " It was excellent "
    cookingforfun ate it and said...
    I would drop after two of any of your drinks. 5 from me.
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    " It was excellent "
    lacrenshaw ate it and said...
    holy moly, tink... high 5!
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