Coconut Lime Cake/Cupcake

Wendy Rusch

By
@snooksk9

A friend of mine requested the best of the best coconut cakes one year for his birthday...I went in search and found this one by Paula Deen. I did tweak a couple things, but over all it's so yummy!!! You'll love it!!!
Giving a medium, not hard to make, just time consuming and slighty putsy. :)


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Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 c
butter, softened
2 c
sugar
1 Tbsp
coconut oil
4
eggs
2 1/2 c
flour
1/2 tsp
salt
1 tsp
baking soda
1/2 tsp
baking powder
1 c
coconut milk
glaze:
1/2 c
sour cream
1/2 c
sugar
1
lime zested, and juiced
2 Tbsp
coconut milk
frosting:
1/2 c
butter, softened
8 oz
cream cheese
1 lb
plus 1 cup powered sugar
1/3 c
coconut milk
1 tsp
vanilla
2-3 c
coconut, toasted
lime zest curls

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350...grease and flour 2 - 9" cake pans. Or line cupcake pans with 24 cupcake liners.
2
Cream together butter and sugar until fluffy. Add coconut oil and eggs 1 at a time, mixing after each addition. In a separte bowl combine flour, salt, soda and powder. Add coconut milk and flour to creamed mixture alternately, beginning and ending with flour. Pour batter into prepared pans or fill cupcake liners 2/3 full and bake cakes 25-30 minutes. Allow to cool 10 then remove from pans. Cupcakes, bake 15-18 minutes, allow to cool 10 minutes remove from pans and place on cooling racks.
3
When cakes are cool...mix glaze. In a medium bowl combine sour cream, sugar, lime zest and juice and coconut milk.
With straw or bamboo skewer, poke holes in cakes and spread glaze over top and on sides of cake, just on top of cupcakes. cover with plastic wrap and chill until ready to frost, or at least one hour.
4
Frosting...mix together butter and cream cheese until well blended and fluffy. Add powdered sugar gradually. Beat in coconut milk and vanilla.
5
For cake, place one cake layer on plate, top with frosting, layer 2nd layer on top, cover sides and top with frosting...press toasted coconut into top and sides of cake.
6
Cupcakes, frost each cupcake and press into toasted coconut.
7
Garnish with lime zest curls if desired.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Fruit Desserts
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American