Lime and Coconut Cake

SK H

By
@Soos


This is for all the Lime and Coconut lovers out there.

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Serves:

According to Serving Size

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

55 Min

Ingredients

2
large eggs
1
zest of lime minced
1
tablespoon lime juice
1/2 c
buttermilk
3
bananas very ripe, mashed
3/4 c
unsalted butter, softened
1 1/2 c
granulated sugar
2 c
all-purpose flour
1/2 tsp
baking soda
2/3 c
shredded coconut

FROSTING

8 oz
package cream cheese, reduced fat, sofened
1 c
powdered sugar, sifted
1 c
coconut shredded

Directions Step-By-Step

1
FOR THE CAKE: Preheat oven to 350 degrees, then grease a 9-inch springform pan & line it with parchment paper
2
In a medium bowl, combine eggs, zest, lime juice, buttermilk & mashed bananas, then whisk together until well combined. Set aside
3
In a large bowl, using an electric mixer, beat together the butter & sugar until light & fluffy
4
Add banana mixture & beat on low until combined.
5
In another bowl, whisk together the flour & baking soda, then add this to the banana/buttermilk mixture, whisking until well combined
6
With a large metal spoon, gently fold in coconut untl just combined.
7
Spoon the batter into the prepared springform pan & bake for 50 minutes or until golden & a skewer inserted in the center comes out clean.
8
Cool in the pan for 10 minutes, then remove the springform sides before transferring the cake to a wire rack to cool completely
9
Meanwhile, in a pan over medium heat, toast the remaining cup of shredded coconut, stirring constantly, until golden in color, then remove from the heat
10
FOR THE ICING: In a bowl & using an electric mixer, combine the cream cheese & powdered sugar, & beat until smooth
11
Spread over the cake, then sprinkle with the toasted coconut before slicing & serving

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Hashtags: #coconut, #banana, #lime