RECIPE: Banana, Coconut, and Lime Cake

Banana, Coconut, and Lime… What more do you need?!

What do you get when you banana, lime and coconut into a cake?! The answer, this delicious masterpiece!

 

INGREDIENTS

  • 3cup light canola margarine, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1lime, zest and juice
  • 12cup skim milk
  • 3 large overripe bananas, mashed
  • 1.5 cups SR flour
  • 1/2 cup plain flour
  • 23cup shredded coconut

METHOD

  1. Preheat oven to 160 degrees, then grease and line two loaf tins.
  2. Using an electric mixer, beat together the margarine & sugar until light & fluffy. Ad eggs one at a time and beat until combined.
  3. In a separate bowl, add lime zest, 1TBSP lime juice, milk & mashed bananas, then whisk together until well combined. Add this mix to the margarine mix and combine.
  4. Add the flours and coconut and fold in well.
  5. Spoon the batter into the prepared tin & bake for 35-40 minutes until a skewer inserted in the center comes out clean.
  6. Cool in the pan for 5 minutes, then transfer the cake to a wire rack to cool completely.
  7. FOR THE ICING: In a bowl melt ~1TBSP canola margarine, and add 3/4 cup icing sugar. Mix well and slowly add lime juice until the icing is as thin/ thick as you prefer if to be.

YUM!

EMILY HENRY

Sports Dietitian


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