Recipe: Key Lime Icebox Cake

If you’re searching for the perfect summertime dessert to enjoy by the beach, look no further! This Key Lime Ice Box Cake is sure to be a cool and satisfying treat for all of your party guests; it’s complete with a lusciously tart key lime curd, a buttery graham cracker crust, and a rich whipped cream topping. Dessert lovers everywhere will appreciate the layers of tangy-sweet flavors. Want to know best part? This Key lime delight packs just enough pucker to offset the heat of summer. Garnish the cake with anything your heart desires. Lime zest, shaved coconut, and freshly sliced key limes are all fantastic options. It’s a great time of year to make this tasty treat because Key limes are in season, and what’s better than a cake complete with fresh citrus fruit? Plus, this dessert is so easy to make; no baking necessary! So, grab your sunglasses and swimsuit and get ready to experience the satisfying moment when you taste this impressive Key Lime Ice Box Cake while lounging by the pool.

To begin, simply mix the sugar, cornstarch, and kosher salt in a heavy saucepan, while separately whisking your eggs and hand-and-half in another bowl. Next, gradually pour your egg mixture into your sugar mixture, and bring it all to a boil over a medium heat while stirring constantly. Boil for about one minute, and then remove the mixture from the heat. After that’s complete, be sure to stir in your butter and Key lime zest until it’s all blended. Then, slowly whisk in the Key lime juice until it’s all combined nicely. Pour all of your mixed ingredients into a metal bowl, and then place it on ice. Lastly, just let your fixings stand for about 10 minutes or until the mixture is slightly thickened. No one will ever know how little time you spent on this glorious Southern treat.

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