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Coconut & lime cake

Updated on July 1, 2015

Coconut & lime cake

Coconut & lime cake
Coconut & lime cake

Cook Time

Cook time: 30 min
Ready in: 30 min
Yields: 6

Ingredients

For the cake

  1. Eggs: 4 beaten.
  2. Caster Sugar: 200 grams or 7 Oz.
  3. Butter: 200 grams or 7 oz. Softened.
  4. Self raising flour: 200 grams or 7 oz.
  5. Milk: 2 Tbsp
  6. Baking Powder: 1 Tsp.
  7. Creamed coconut: 200 gram or 7 Oz. block.

FOR THE FROSTING

  1. Lime juice: Juice of 2 limes.
  2. Butter: 100 grams or 3.5 Oz
  3. Icing Sugar: 140 grams or 5 Oz sifted.
  4. Toasted and desiccated coconut: 100 grams or 3.5 Oz.

Method

For cake

  1. Pre heat the oven to 190 C.
  2. Take two 20 cm sandwich tins and butter them.
  3. Now take non stick baking paper and line the tins.
  4. Now in a bowl, grate the coconut and keep aside.
  5. Now out of the grated coconut, put half in a separate bowl and add rest of ingredients and beat them well till a smooth batter is formed.
  6. Now divide the mixture in to the tins and flatten the top by a spatula.
  7. Now put the tins in the oven and bake for 20 minutes or till the cake is golden and if pressed it bounce back.
  8. Shift to cooling rack and let it cool completely.

For Frosting:

  1. Now in the bowl with remaining grated coconut add lime juice and mix well.
  2. Microwave on high till coconut melts,, should take ½ minute.
  3. Now in a bowl beat butter with the icing sugar till a smooth and creamy paste is formed.
  4. Now mix the coconut mix in it and beat it till it becomes marshmallow consistency.
  5. Now fill the cooled sponges with 1/3 of the frosting.
  6. Cover the sides and top with the toasted coconut.
  7. Keep in air tight container.
  8. Shelf life of this cake is not much so finish within couple of days.

Coconut & lime cake

5 stars from 7 ratings of Coconut & lime cake

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    • Indian Chef profile imageAUTHOR

      Indian Chef 

      3 years ago from New Delhi India

      Thanks Anamika , thumbi7, Fliosgeraldine and peach purple for coming and checking it out

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      Yvette Marshall 

      3 years ago from Houston, Texas

      Your are not being fair, I am trying to give up sweets. Oh well!

    • Anamika S profile image

      Anamika S Jain 

      3 years ago from Mumbai - Maharashtra, India

      So tempting! After seeing this I have no option other than making a call to the Nakery is in street and asking for pastries.

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      JR Krishna 

      3 years ago from India

      Very tempting recipe

      Must try it out

      Voted up and shared

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      C E Clark 

      3 years ago from North Texas

      This looks and sounds very interesting. I love to try things that are a little bit different from the usual. This sounds perfect! Voted up, useful, interesting, and beautiful. Sharing with followers and pinned to Awesome HubPages. Gave you 5 more stars!

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      Indian Chef 

      5 years ago from New Delhi India

      Thanks Moonlake

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      moonlake 

      5 years ago from America

      I love the sound of Coconut Lime Cake. I will pin this to my cake board. Voted up and five stars.

    • Indian Chef profile imageAUTHOR

      Indian Chef 

      5 years ago from New Delhi India

      Thanks Elisha

    • Indian Chef profile imageAUTHOR

      Indian Chef 

      5 years ago from New Delhi India

      Thanks Rajan

    • Elisha Jachetti profile image

      Elisha Jachetti 

      5 years ago

      Your recipe looks amazing. If only I wasn't gluten and dairy-free...

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      Rajan Singh Jolly 

      5 years ago from From Mumbai, presently in Jalandhar,INDIA.

      You make it so simple to make with such clear cut instructions. Thanks. Gave 5 stars, voted up, useful and shared.

    • Indian Chef profile imageAUTHOR

      Indian Chef 

      5 years ago from New Delhi India

      Thanks Suzzane

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      justmesuzanne 

      5 years ago from Texas

      Well this certainly looks interesting, tasty and unusual! Voted up and interesting! :)

    • Indian Chef profile imageAUTHOR

      Indian Chef 

      5 years ago from New Delhi India

      Thanks Ignugent

    • Indian Chef profile imageAUTHOR

      Indian Chef 

      5 years ago from New Delhi India

      Thanks phdast

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      ignugent17 

      5 years ago

      Mouth watering picture. Thanks for sharing your recipe. :-)

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      Theresa Ast 

      5 years ago from Atlanta, Georgia

      Sounds absolutely wonderful. I love coconut and limes and so does my family. :)

    • Indian Chef profile imageAUTHOR

      Indian Chef 

      5 years ago from New Delhi India

      Thanks Suzettenaples

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      Suzette Walker 

      5 years ago from Taos, NM

      Yummy! Thanks for the recipes and I will try them also. Voted up and shared.

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      Indian Chef 

      5 years ago from New Delhi India

      Thanks gags 3480

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      GAGANPREET SINGH BHATIA 

      5 years ago from Kanpur, India

      Extremely tempting recipe.......... Will try it out.

      Voted up & shared.

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