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Coconut-Lime Berry Cake
« on: August 19, 2013, 10:47:48 am »
The tang of lime along with the berries really makes this a delicious cake!

  • 3/4 cup unsalted butter at room temperature
  • 1 3/4 cups  plus 1 Tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt
  • 1 cup packed sweetened flaked coconut
  • 1 cup plus 1 Tablespoon granulated sugar
  • 3 large eggs
  • 3/4 cup buttermilk
  • zest and juice of 2 limes
  • 3 cups mixed berries

In a large bowl, whisk together 1 3/4 cups flour, baking powder, salt, and coconut.  In another large bowl, cream together butter and 1 cup sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs one at a time and beat until combined.  Add flour mixture in three additions, alternating with two additions of buttermilk. Beat until combined. Stir in lime zest and juice.  Pour into a lightly-oiled 12-inch dutch oven and smooth the top with a rubber spatula.

In a medium bowl, toss together 1 Tablespoon flour, 1 Tablespoon sugar, and the mixed berries. Scatter the berry mixture over the batter.

Bake with 8-10 briquettes bottom heat and 14-16 briquettes top heat for 30 minutes or until the cake is golden at the edges and a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Rotate the oven and lid 90 degrees in opposite directions a couple of times during cooking.

Serve warm with vanilla ice cream.