Celebrate the start of Spring with this delicious coconut and lime cake. So simple to make and the whole family will love it!
- For the cake:
- 175g (6oz) butter, softened
- 3 large eggs, beaten
- 250g (7oz) condensed milk, such as Carnation
- 40g (1½oz) desiccated coconut
- finely grated zest and juice 1 lime
- 175g (6oz) self-raising flour
- 1tsp baking powder
- For the icing:
- 100g (3½oz) icing sugar
- Zest and juice 1 lime
Preheat the oven to 170°C, (150°C for fan ovens), Gas Mark 3.
Grease and base line a 900g (2lb) loaf tin with baking parchment.
Place all the cake ingredients into a large bowl and beat using an electric hand whisk until just smooth and pale.
Pour into the prepared cake tin and bake for 55-65 minutes until a skewer comes out clean when inserted into the middle of the cake.
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If the top becomes too brown near the end of the cooking time, cover with a piece of parchment.