key lime shortcake dessert recipe

Key Lime Shortcake

Author: Amy Locurto


  • Mini Pound Cakes sliced horizontally
  • Philadelphia Cheesecake Filling
  • 5 Key Limes or 1/2 whole lime
  • Whipped Cream Sherbert optional
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  • In a bowl squeeze key limes with a bit of pulp into 2 cups of cheesecake filling. Mix well.
  • Begin by adding a little at a time, mixing and tasting for tartness.
  • Spread your cheesecake mixture on the layers.
  • Top the final cake layer with a dollop of whipped cream and a slice of key lime or lime.
  • Serve with a side of lime sherbert or for a complimentary note, orange sherbert or vanilla ice cream.


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