Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Coconut-Lime Berry Cake

Coconut-Lime Berry Cake

¾ cup unsalted butter
1 ¾ cup flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
½ teaspoon coarse salt
1 cup packed sweetened shredded coconut
1 cup sugar
3 large eggs
¾ cup buttermilk
2 teaspoons lime zest
2 tablespoons lime juice
3 cups mixed berries (raspberries, blackberries, blueberries}
3 tablespoons orange juice

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  Butter and flour a 9x13 pan.  In a large bowl, whisk together 1 ¾ cup flour, baking powder, salt and coconut.  In another bowl using an electric mixer, beat butter and 1 cup sugar on high, scraping down the bowl as needed until light and fluffy, 4 minutes.  Add egg, one at a time and beat until combined.  With mixer on low, add flour mixture in three additions, alternating with two additions buttermilk, and beat until combined.  Stir in lime zest and juice.  Pour batter into dish.

In a medium bowl, toss together 1 tablespoon flour, 1 tablespoon sugar, berries and orange juice.  Scatter berry mixture over batter.  Bake until cake is golden at edges and a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean, about 35 minutes.

332 Calories
16g Fat
5g Protein
43g Carbohydrates
2g Fiber