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    Put the Lime in the Coconut Cake

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    3 hrs

    2 hrs 30 mins

    30 mins

    cookiedog's Note:

    This recipe by Doreen Howarth won the birthday cake category in the Ultimate Recipe Showdown cake episode.

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    Ingredients:

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    Glaze

    Frosting

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Preheat oven to 350 degrees F and grease and flour 2 (9-inch) cake pans.
    2. 2
      In an electric mixer or using a hand beater, cream butter and sugar until fluffy. Add coconut oil and eggs 1 at a time.
    3. 3
      In a mixing bowl or on a sheet of parchment paper, combine flour, salt, baking soda and powder. To mixer add coconut milk and flour to creamed mixture alternately, beginning and ending with flour.
    4. 4
      Pour batter into prepared pans and bake for 25 to 28 minutes. Allow to cool 10 minutes then unmold onto rack(s) over a sheet pan and allow to cool completely.
    5. 5
      For Glaze: In a medium bowl combine sour cream or yogurt, sugar, lime zest and juice, coconut milk, shredded coconut.
    6. 6
      With a bamboo skewer, poke holes in cake and spread glaze on both sides of both cakes. Cover with plastic wrap, chill until ready to frost cake.
    7. 7
      In an electric mixer or using a hand mixer beat together the butter, shortening, and cream cheese until well blended and fluffy. Add the powdered sugar gradually at low speed. Beat in coconut milk and vanilla. Frost cake. Coat top and sides with shredded coconut.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on May 15, 2013

      55

    • on August 22, 2009

      55

      I used to go to the Milam Diner in downtown San Antonio where Doreen works just to get this cake. I couldn't get enough of it!! It is wonderful.

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    • on March 26, 2009

      I made this cake for friends and for a a bake sale. Everyone has wanted the recipe. It is fantastic. It is a bit of work but it is totally worth it. A great celebration cake or just because you love coconut and lime like me!

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    Nutritional Facts for Put the Lime in the Coconut Cake

    Serving Size: 1 (275 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 10

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 1254.0
     
    Calories from Fat 604
    48%
    Total Fat 67.2 g
    103%
    Saturated Fat 42.3 g
    211%
    Cholesterol 180.4 mg
    60%
    Sodium 626.8 mg
    26%
    Total Carbohydrate 160.1 g
    53%
    Dietary Fiber 3.1 g
    12%
    Sugars 131.3 g
    525%
    Protein 9.6 g
    19%

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