Zucchini-lime cake

Zucchini-lime cake

Based on 9 ratings

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

  • toothpick (optional)
  • loaf pan (11 x 29 cm/4.5 x 12 in.)
  • oven
  • fine grater
  • citrus press
  • stand mixer or hand mixer with beater
  • grater
  • rubber spatula or cooking spoon
  • 2 large mixing bowls

Enjoy with

Rum toddy
A comforting classic with warming spices and a tangy sweetness from honey that will work perfectly with this citrusy, refreshing cake.

Nutrition per serving

Cal
349
Protein
7g
Fat
16g
Carb
43g

Step 1/4

Preheat oven to 160°C/320°F. Wash, dry, and grate the zucchini. Zest some of the limes.
  • 1 zucchini
  • 1 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 cane sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 300 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.
  • 1 cream cheese
  • 50 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.