Lime cake with coconut

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Lisa

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Difficulty

Medium 👍
20
min.
Preparation
50
min.
Baking
30
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-12+
limes (divided)
300 g all purpose flour
10 g baking powder
250 g coconut flakes (divided)
225 g butter
350 g sugar
eggs
160 g confectioner's sugar
butter for greasing
Metric
Imperial

Utensils

  • zester
  • large bowl
  • juicer
  • knife
  • oven
  • stand mixer
  • baking form
  • toothpick
  • whisk

Nutrition per serving

Cal
587
Protein
9 g
Fat
33 g
Carb
65 g
  • Step 1/8

    Zest some of the limes. Combine flour, baking powder and coconut flakes in a large bowl. Add lime zest and mix well.
    • limes
    • 300 g flour
    • 10 g baking powder
    • 100 g coconut flakes
    • zester
    • large bowl

    Zest some of the limes. Combine flour, baking powder and coconut flakes in a large bowl. Add lime zest and mix well.

  • Step 2/8

    Halve and juice remaining limes along with limes used for zest. Set aside lime juice.
    • limes
    • juicer
    • knife

    Halve and juice remaining limes along with limes used for zest. Set aside lime juice.

  • Step 3/8

    Preheat oven to 180°C/350°F. Beat butter in a stand mixer until creamy. Add sugar and beat until well combined.
    • 225 g butter
    • 350 g sugar
    • oven
    • stand mixer

    Preheat oven to 180°C/350°F. Beat butter in a stand mixer until creamy. Add sugar and beat until well combined.

  • Step 4/8

    Pour in three fifths of lime juice, reserving the rest for the icing. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
    • eggs

    Pour in three fifths of lime juice, reserving the rest for the icing. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.

  • Step 5/8

    Gradually add dry ingredients and mix well.

    Gradually add dry ingredients and mix well.

  • Step 6/8

    Grease baking form and pour in batter. Tap bottom of baking form on counter to release air bubbles. Transfer to preheated oven and bake at 180°C/350°F for 40 – 50 min. until an inserted toothpick comes out clean. Remove from oven and allow to cool.
    • butter for greasing
    • oven
    • baking form
    • toothpick

    Grease baking form and pour in batter. Tap bottom of baking form on counter to release air bubbles. Transfer to preheated oven and bake at 180°C/350°F for 40 – 50 min. until an inserted toothpick comes out clean. Remove from oven and allow to cool.

  • Step 7/8

    Meanwhile, whisk together confectioner's sugar and lime juice.
    • 160 g confectioner's sugar
    • whisk

    Meanwhile, whisk together confectioner's sugar and lime juice.

  • Step 8/8

    Add remaining coconut flakes and whisk to combine. Spread icing over the top of the cake. Enjoy as a fresh summer treat!
    • 150 g coconut flakes

    Add remaining coconut flakes and whisk to combine. Spread icing over the top of the cake. Enjoy as a fresh summer treat!