As the days start to hot up, dust off the picnic hamper and try conjuring up this gorgeous golden brown Lime and Coconut cake, created by the expert of all things homemade, Kirstie Allsopp.
This light sponge cake is drizzled with white icing and lime zest and is guaranteed to sweeten up any outdoor eating occasion. Plus, it’s really easy to prepare – simply beat together butter, eggs, desiccated coconut, self raising flour, the zest and juice of one lime, one tbsp of baking powder and the all-important ingredient, Nestle Carnation Condensed Milk. The condensed milk is the secret ingredient which will help to create a rich and moist sponge which all cooks crave.
For the icing, simply mix the juice of one lime into 300g of icing sugar until you have a thick pouring consistency, drizzle over the cake and decorate with strands of lime zest.
Watch the following video to see step by step how to make this simple and delicious summer treat. Perfect to pop into your picnic hamper and share with the whole family, this fresh, tropical and zesty cake will ensure that they’ll be back for seconds!
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