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recipe image Coconut, Mango and Lime Cake

Coconut, Mango and Lime Cake

Coconut, Mango and Lime Cake

Full of endorphin boosting ingredients, this is truly the world’s happiest cake.

Full of endorphin boosting ingredients, this is truly the world’s happiest cake.

  • Prep time
    30 minutes
  • Cooking time
    1 hour 10 minutes
  • Servings
    16 portions
  • Difficulty
    Easy

Ingredients

Cake
  • 225 grams Stork Baking Block
  • 325g caster sugar
  • 4 eggs, medium
  • 250g self-raising flour
  • 100g plain flour
  • Zest of 2 limes
  • 50g dried mango, finely chopped
  • 50g flaked almonds
  • 50g desiccated coconut
Syrup
  • Juice of 2 limes
  • 60g caster sugar
Filling
  • 55 grams Stork Stork margarine (Original tub)
  • 175g icing sugar
  • 1-2 teaspoons milk
  • 100g mango puree (fresh or tinned)
Topping
  • 100g icing sugar, sieved
  • 25g each of shredded or desiccated coconut and dried mango
  • 15g each sunflower and pumpkin seeds
  • 15g flaked almonds, toasted

      Instructions

      how_make
      1. To make cake, place Stork block and sugar in a mixing bowl and beat until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs, one at a time and fold in remaining ingredients
      2. Place the mixture in a greased and bottom lined 23cm deep cake tin
      3. Bake on the middle shelf of a preheated moderate oven 170° C, 160° C fan oven, Gas mark 4 for 1 hour 10 minutes or until a skewer inserted in the middle of the cake comes out clean
      4. Turn out and cool on a wire tray
      5. For the syrup place sugar and lime juice in a pan over moderate heat and stir until sugar has dissolved. Bring to the boil and then pour over warm cake
      6. Filling: place Stork margarine (Original tub), sugar and milk together in a bowl and beat together until smooth. Split cake into 3 and sandwich together with icing and mango puree
      7. To finish the cake, make a glace icing by adding either lime juice or water to the icing sugar until a thick pouring consistency and spread over the cake. Top with a mix of seeds, mango, coconut and almonds