Zucchini-lime cake

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Jessica

Jessica

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Difficulty

Easy 👌
30
min.
Preparation
50
min.
Baking
0
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-10+
zucchini
1½ lime (divided)
125 ml coconut oil
150 g cane sugar
eggs
300 g flour
1 tbsp baking powder
100 g cream cheese
50 g confectioner’s sugar
½ lime (zest and juice)
butter for greasing
Metric
Imperial

Utensils

  • oven
  • fine grater
  • grater
  • stand mixer or hand mixer with beater
  • large mixing bowl
  • rubber spatula or cooking spoon
  • toothpick (optional)
  • loaf pan
  • citrus press

Nutrition per serving

Cal
349
Protein
7 g
Fat
16 g
Carb
43 g
  • Step 1/4

    Preheat oven to 160°C/320°F. Wash, dry, and grate the zucchini. Zest some of the limes.
    • zucchini
    • lime
    • oven
    • fine grater
    • grater

    Preheat oven to 160°C/320°F. Wash, dry, and grate the zucchini. Zest some of the limes.

  • Step 2/4

    For the dough, beat coconut, cane sugar, and eggs in a bowl until frothy. Then add the flour and baking powder and stir to combine. Fold grated zucchini and lime zest into the batter.
    • 125 ml coconut oil
    • 150 g cane sugar
    • eggs
    • 300 g flour
    • 1 tbsp baking powder
    • stand mixer or hand mixer with beater
    • large mixing bowl
    • rubber spatula or cooking spoon

    For the dough, beat coconut, cane sugar, and eggs in a bowl until frothy. Then add the flour and baking powder and stir to combine. Fold grated zucchini and lime zest into the batter.

  • Step 3/4

    Grease a loaf pan with some butter and transfer batter to it. Bake for approx. 50 min. at 160°C/320°F, or until a toothpick comes out clean, or with a few moist crumbs.
    • butter for greasing
    • toothpick (optional)
    • loaf pan

    Grease a loaf pan with some butter and transfer batter to it. Bake for approx. 50 min. at 160°C/320°F, or until a toothpick comes out clean, or with a few moist crumbs.

  • Step 4/4

    For the frosting, combine cream cheese and icing sugar and stir until smooth. Zest and juice remaining lime. Stir juice and zest into the frosting and spread over the cooled cake.
    • 100 g cream cheese
    • 50 g confectioner’s sugar
    • ½ lime
    • citrus press
    • large mixing bowl

    For the frosting, combine cream cheese and icing sugar and stir until smooth. Zest and juice remaining lime. Stir juice and zest into the frosting and spread over the cooled cake.