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Coconut Lime Cake

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This coconut lime cake is filled with lime zest and juice and delicious coconut! My absolute favorite cake ever!
Course Desserts & Sweet Treats
Cuisine American
Keyword coconut, coconut oil, cream chees, lime
Prep Time 25 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Additional Time 10 mins
Total Time 1 hr
Servings 14 servings
Calories 700
Author Laurie McNamara

Ingredients

FOR THE CAKE BATTER:

  • 1 cup butter
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 teaspoon coconut oil
  • 4 large eggs
  • cups unbleached all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 cup unsweetened coconut milk

FOR THE GLAZE:

  • 1 cup whole milk yogurt
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 whole limes zested and juiced
  • 1/4 cup coconut milk
  • 1 cup shredded coconut

FOR THE FROSTING:

  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 4 ounces cream cheese
  • 1 pound bag plus 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/4 cup coconut milk*
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 cups shredded coconut**

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350° and butter, flour and line the two 9-inch cake pans.
  • In a large bowl cream together butter and sugar until fluffy.
  • Add coconut oil and eggs 1 at a time.
  • In another bowl whisk together flour, salt, baking soda and powder.
  • To mixer add the coconut milk and flour mixture alternately.
  • Use a cup measure to divide cake batter equally between the two prepared cake pans.
  • Bake for 20 -25 minutes depending on your oven, the cake is done when you insert a skewer and it comes out clean.
  • Let cool for 10 minutes, then unmold and remove the wax paper liner.
  • Allow to completely. Keep cake refrigerated.
  • *for this recipe you will only need one can of unsweetened coconut milk.
  • **for this recipe one 14 ounce bag of sweetened coconut flake will be needed.

Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 700kcal | Carbohydrates: 72g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 45g | Saturated Fat: 28g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 10g | Trans Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 117mg | Sodium: 460mg | Potassium: 217mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 53g | Vitamin A: 812IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 62mg | Iron: 2mg