Lime cake with coconut

Lime cake with coconut

38 ratings

Bernardo, pianist


„This lime cake is filled with tropical, citrus flavor. The combination of the lime with coconut is simply delicious.“

Difficulty

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

Ingredients

Servings:-12+
5
limes (divided)
300 g
all purpose flour
10 g
baking powder
250 g
coconut flakes (divided)
225 g
butter
350 g
sugar
7
eggs
160 g
confectioner's sugar
butter for greasing
Metric
Imperial
  • 5  limes (divided)
  • 300 g all purpose flour
  • 10 g baking powder
  • 250 g coconut flakes (divided)
  • 225 g butter
  • 350 g sugar
  • 7  eggs
  • 160 g confectioner's sugar
  • butter for greasing

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!