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Sweet & Me Coconut Lime Cake

Servings 10
Total Time 1 hr

Ingredients

Cake

  • 200 ml oil
  • 3 eggs
  • 190 g sugar
  • 3 limes zested & juiced
  • ½ cup coconut milk
  • 190 g flour
  • ¾ tsp baking powder
  • 35 g desiccated coconut

Syrup

  • 1 lime zested & juiced
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • ½ cup coconut milk

Instructions

  • Before you start, preheat oven to 180°C. Line a 20cm cake tin with baking paper.
  • Place oil, eggs, first measure of sugar and lime zest and juice in a large bowl and whisk to combine. Add remaining cake ingredients and fold to combine.
  • Transfer batter to cake tin and bake for 40-45 minutes, until a skewer inserted comes out clean.
  • Meanwhile, place second measure of lime zest and juice, second measure of sugar and coconut milk in a small pot on low heat. Cook for about 5 minutes, until reduced to a syrupy consistency.
  • To serve, pour syrup over warm cake and serve with coconut cream or yoghurt.