Sift together the flour, baking powder, baking soda,cinnamon ,nutmeg and salt.
Cream sugar and butter until smooth. Note:(This process takes a while around 25 minutes or more depending on what kind of mixer you use.Make sure to cream until light and smooth as it helps with the texture of the cake.)
Beat the eggs adding them one at a time.
Mix the lime juice and milk.
Add a 1/3 of the creamed mixture and 1/3 of the milk mixture to the flour. Continue adding gradually until everything is well combined. Note: ( keep on a low speed)
Beat in the vanilla essence and zest lime. Note:(make sure to get all the sides and at the bottom of the bowl)
Pour into greased pan and bake in a 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
Test with a knife or skewer by inserting in the center of the cake, when it comes out clean the cake is done.