Coconut–Key Lime Sheet Cake
Coconut–Key Lime Sheet Cake
  • prep: 40 min
  • cook: 1 hr 40 min
  • total: 2 hr 20 min
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  • Summary

    This moist and fluffy dessert uses toasted coconut, coconut milk, and coconut oil to infuse as much flavor as possible into the cake. Good thing this sheet cake serves a crowd—the creamy key lime topping will have your guests coming back for a second piece.

    Ingredients

    • 1 1/2 cups unsweetened shredded coconut
    • Nonstick vegetable oil spray
    • 1 3/4 cups cake flour, plus more for pan
    • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
    • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
    • 1/3 cup virgin coconut oil, melted
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
    • 1 1/3 cups canned unsweetened coconut milk, divided
    • 1 1/2 cups sugar
    • 3/4 cup (1 1/2 sticks) unsalted butter, room temperature
    • 3 large eggs
    • 1 tablespoon finely grated key lime zest
    • 1/3 cup fresh key lime juice (from about 6 key limes)
    • 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) unsalted butter, cut into pieces, room temperature
    • 3 large egg yolks
    • 1/2 cup sugar
    • 1 teaspoon finely grated key lime zest
    • 1/4 cup fresh key lime juice (from about 4 key limes)
    • 1 1/2 cups cold heavy cream
    • 1 cup unsweetened coconut flakes

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 16
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 513 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 36 g 55.34%
    • Saturated Fat: 26 g 132.04%
    • Trans Fat: 1 g %
    • Cholesterol: 59 mg 19.68%
    • Sodium: 176 mg 7.31%
    • Calcium: 29 mg 2.87%
    • Potassium: 100 mg 2.85%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 2 mg 13.85%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 45 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 2 g 6.86%
    • Sugar: 20 g
    • Protein: 5 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 14.15%
    • Vitamin C 5.99%
    • Vitamin D 3.54%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat7
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs1
    • Exchange - Starch1
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total2 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total1 oz-eq

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