COCONUT & LIME LOAF CAKE
Coconut Lime Bread Cake, this simple cake is chewy, tender and will transport you to a tropical paradise! The flavors of coconut and lime are a perfect match!
- 4 large eggs
- 2 tbsp whole milk
- 2 tsp vanilla extract
- 25g ground almonds
- 175g self-raising flour
- 30g desiccated coconut
- 290g golden caster sugar
- 225g unsalted butter, plus extra for greasing
- 4 limes, zest of all, plus extra to serve, juice of 2
- Preheat the oven to 170˚C, gas mark 3. Lightly butter a 1kg loaf tin and line with parchment. Using an electric whisk, beat the butter and 225g sugar until light and creamy. Beat in the eggs one at a time. Add ½ the lime zest and the vanilla. Now beat in the flour, a pinch of salt, the desiccated coconut, ground almonds and milk to make a thick batter. Tip the batter into the tin and smooth the top. Bake for 1 hour-1 hour 10 minutes, until a skewer inserted in the middle comes out clean.
- While the cake cooks, combine the remaining 65g sugar, lime zest and all the lime juice in a small bowl. Pierce the hot cake all over with a skewer and pour over the surface. Cool in the tin, then remove and scatter over the extra zest to serve. Enjoy your cake!