Lime cake with coconut

Lime cake with coconut

Based on 46 ratings

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

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

Enjoy with

Ruster Ausbruch, 2012
This classic sweet wine from Austria is made from a blend of various grapes, instilling a complexity that lends itself well to exotic ingredients.

Nutrition per serving

Cal
587
Protein
9g
Fat
33g
Carb
65g

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.
  • 2 limes
  • 300 flour
  • 10 baking powder
  • 100 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.
  • 3 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 butter
  • 350 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.
  • 7 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 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 coconut flakes

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