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Coconut Lime Cake

Coconut Lime Cake – This Coconut Bundt Cake has a wonderful, sweet, rich coconut flavor that is complemented by a light hint of lime.

Coconut Lime Cake | www.diethood.com | This Coconut Bundt Cake has a wonderful, sweet, rich coconut flavor that is complemented by a light hint of lime | #recipe #bundtamonth #cake #coconut #dessert

I always welcome the opportunity to make a Bundt cake. Better yet, a tropical Bundt cake. Especially when there is 2 feet of snow on the ground and the temperature won’t move past 30-degrees F.

This Coconut Lime Cake required Beach Boys blasting in the background, and me singing on top of my lungs and into the whisk, “Bermuda, Bahama, come on pretty Mama…Keylargo, Montego, baby why don’t we go…!”. I hope I get that song stuck in your head because it has not left my head since last week. 😉 

On another note, have we discussed how I’m crazy about making a To-Do List(s)? The only problem with that list is that sometimes (plenty of times) I fail to follow. I used to be really, really good about it, but these days I’m a hot mess. I even missed a Spa appointment! And I made a little (BIG) boo boo with this cake-post. I scheduled it, twice. One for my BundtAMonth group, and one for the Leftovers Club. My apologies to both – it will never happen again. Scouts honor. (I was never in Girl Scouts…can I still say Scouts Honor?)

I haven’t been able to get my act together in like, 2 months. I blame it all on winter. And the flu. No, not me. The kids. They are constantly sneezing, coughing, runny nosing (ha?), back to sneezing… For the love of sanity (and cake), please cold weather, go away!

Coconut Lime Cake | www.diethood.com | This Coconut Bundt Cake has a wonderful, sweet, rich coconut flavor that is complemented by a light hint of lime | #recipe #bundtamonth #cake #coconut #dessert

The #BundtaMonth Event creators, Anuradha from Baker Street and Lora from Cake Duchess, asked us to create a tropical cake for this month because many of us are dealing with the winter blues… A little pick-me-up was in order.

So this cake – I made it with Cream of Coconut and a good amount of lime juice. Hardcore, I know. My house smelled like we were partying it up in the Bahamas.

This week I made it again because, one, it rocked, and two, I am going to share my Leftovers with the Leftovers Club. 🙂

Coconut Lime Cake | www.diethood.com | This Coconut Bundt Cake has a wonderful, sweet, rich coconut flavor that is complemented by a light hint of lime | #recipe #bundtamonth #cake #coconut #dessert

While I figure out the whole mess I made – BundtaMonth … Leftovers Club – you should go ahead and enjoy a slice of this Coconut Lime Cake – a wonderful, sweet, rich coconut flavor that is complemented by a subtle hint of lime. You should eat it with a glass of milk. It goes really, really, realllly good with a glass of milk.

ENJOY!

Coconut Lime Cake #BundtAMonth
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
55 mins
Total Time
1 hr 10 mins
 
This Coconut Bundt Cake has a wonderful, sweet, rich coconut flavor that is complemented by a light hint of lime.
Course: Cake
Servings: 12
Calories: 92 kcal
Author: Katerina | Diethood
Ingredients
For the Cake
  • 2-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • fresh lime juice of 1 lime
  • 1 stick butter , softened
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 whole eggs
  • 1 can (15-ounces) cream of coconut
For the Glaze
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • fresh lime juice and zest of 1 lime
  • 1-1/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon dried mint
  • toasted shredded coconut
Instructions
For the Cake
  1. Grease a Bundt Cake pan with non-stick spray and dust with flour; tap out any excess and set aside.
  2. In a large bowl sift together flour, baking soda, baking powder, and salt; set aside.
  3. In your mixer's bowl beat together the butter and sugar for 2 minutes or until creamy.
  4. Add the eggs and continue to mix until bright yellow and smooth.
  5. Slowly pour and mix in the cream of coconut.
  6. Gradually add in the flour mixture.
  7. Beat until well incorporated.
  8. Pour the batter into the prepared Bundt pan, smooth the top, then bake for 45 to 55 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  9. Take the cake out and let cool for 10 minutes, then carefully invert it onto a cooling rack.
  10. Cool cake before adding glaze.
Prepare the Glaze
  1. Place the milk, lime juice, lime zest, and powdered sugar in a small saucepan and cook over medium-heat, stirring constantly just until combined and no lumps appear.
  2. Remove from heat and stir in the dried mint and toasted coconut.
  3. Let cool for 5 minutes; it will also thicken.
  4. Spread on top of cake.
  5. Serve.
Recipe Notes

WW SmartPoints: 4 

Nutrition Facts
Coconut Lime Cake #BundtAMonth
Amount Per Serving
Calories 92
% Daily Value*
Cholesterol 27mg 9%
Sodium 106mg 4%
Potassium 58mg 2%
Total Carbohydrates 19g 6%
Sugars 10g
Protein 2g 4%
Vitamin A 0.8%
Calcium 2.3%
Iron 3.6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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Here’s how you can be a part of Bundt-a-Month:
– Simple rule: Use any tropical fruit – and bake us a Bundt for March
– Post it before March 31, 2013.
– Use the #BundtAMonth hashtag in your title. (For ex: title should read #BundtAMonth: Chocolate Cinnamon Bundt)
– Add your entry to the Linky tool below
– Link back to Lora and Anuradha’s announcement posts.

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25 Responses
  1. Lori

    Katerina,
    The lime coconut cake did turn out dry, unfortunately . It’s too bad because it really came out pretty. Also the icing didn’t look as yours does in the picture . I’m sure some tweeking to the recipe to be correct and it will be delicious… Thank you

  2. Lori

    I just put this cake in the oven and am praying it tastes as good as the picture for our Christmas Eve dinner. The batter was very thick unlike other batters for cakes. The cake calls for juice of 1 lime but no where are there instructions to use it. Was wary of using the lime since it is acidic. I saw there was lime for glaze so maybe inserted twice?There is also no instruction on temperature for oven. I based it off other cake recipes and went with 350. We will see how this turns out so for now 1 star

    1. Hi Lori!

      My apologies about the missing instructions. What happened is that about a month ago the program that I used for these recipes (to plug them in) pulled their code from many sites – they went out of business – and now I keep finding so many of these instructions missing a line or two, or the entire recipe. I have hundreds of recipes saved on here and unfortunately I don’t know exactly which ones are missing what info.

      Thank you, though, for letting me know so that I can go and update the missing information for this bundt cake!

      If you have a second, please let me know how the cake turned out and if you liked it. It’s a delicious cake.

      Have a very Merry Christmas!!

  3. Hope your kids will get well soon. My kids are finally over colds but now I found out they are allergic to pollen (spring is here). One after another mommies have no time to rest..and you missed appt for spa? That’s serious. 😉 Beautiful bundt cake – I love coconut, very very much!

  4. oh no… sorry about the spa appointment! boo.

    I make lists too, writing them out on paper, typing them into my phone… however lately I go to pick up my phone to add something to a list, and I get distracted by something else. later I realize I never got to the list… *sigh*

    the sound of lime cake… Mmm… bookmarking this one!

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