limeade-cake

Recipe: Limeade Cake with Vanilla Frosting and Toasted Coconut

Summary: Bright and tangy, this Limeade Cake is perfect for summer parties and backyard cookouts.

Ingredients

    • For cake:
    • 2¼ cups all-purpose flour
    • 1 teaspoon baking powder
    • ½ teaspoon baking soda
    • ½ teaspoon salt
    • 1⅓ cups granulated sugar
    • 6 tablespoons butter, softened
    • 1 tablespoon lime zest (from about 2 limes)
    • 4 tablespoons thawed limeade concentrate
    • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
    • 2 large eggs
    • 2 large egg whites
    • 1¼ cups buttermilk
    • For frosting:
    • 2 tablespoons butter, softened
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
    • 8 ounces cream cheese (I used ⅓ less fat.)
    • 4 tablespoons coconut milk
    • 4½ cups powdered sugar (more may be needed for correct consistency)
    • ¾-1 cup sweetened shredded coconut, toasted

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Preparation time: 20 minute(s)

Cooking time: 20 minute(s)

Number of servings (yield): 10