The Lechasseurs' Recipes

Only the "keepers"

West African Lime Cake


1 cup sugar
2 1⁄2 tablespoons butter
2 eggs
1 lime, juice of
1 1⁄2 cups flour
2 1⁄4 teaspoons baking powder
chopped peanuts (optional)


Cream the sugar and butter, add the well beaten eggs and the lime juice, then the flour and baking powder.

Pour into greased and floured 8" square cake pan and bake at 350 degrees for 25 minutes, or until straw stuck into center comes out clean. Sprinkle chopped peanuts on top for garnish if you like.