Lime and Coconut Cake

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SK H

By
@Soos

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

Rating:

★★★★★ 3 votes

Comments:
Serves:
According to Serving Size
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
55 Min

Ingredients

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  • 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

How to Make Lime and Coconut Cake

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

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About Lime and Coconut Cake

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




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