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Ginger-Lime Coconut Cake with Marshmallow Frosting
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  • Summary

    A buttermilk layer cake is filled with ginger-scented lime curd, then finished with a sweet and fluffy frosting. Make the lime curd one to two days before assembling the cake.

    Ingredients

    • 3 large eggs
    • 3 large egg yolks
    • 1/2 cup sugar
    • 1/2 cup fresh lime juice
    • 1/4 cup grated lime peel (from about 12 limes)
    • 1 tablespoon grated peeled fresh ginger
    • Pinch of salt
    • 6 tablespoons (3/4 stick) unsalted butter, cut into pieces, room temperature
    • 5 cups sifted cake flour (sifted, then measured)
    • 1 teaspoon baking soda
    • 1 teaspoon salt
    • 1 1/2 cups (3 sticks) unsalted butter, room temperature
    • 3 cups sugar
    • 8 large eggs
    • 2 cups buttermilk, room temperature
    • Bamboo skewers
    • 1 1/2 cups sugar
    • 2 large egg whites
    • 1/3 cup water
    • 2 teaspoons light corn syrup
    • 1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
    • 1 7-ounce package sweetened flaked coconut (about 3 cups)

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    ESHA
    • Servings Per Recipe: 10
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 822 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 36 g 54.82%
    • Saturated Fat: 22 g 109.19%
    • Trans Fat: 1 g %
    • Cholesterol: 94 mg 31.17%
    • Sodium: 473 mg 19.7%
    • Calcium: 79 mg 7.89%
    • Potassium: 189 mg 5.41%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 5 mg 28.18%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 130 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 1 g 4.98%
    • Sugar: 76 g
    • Protein: 8 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 21.75%
    • Vitamin C 2.15%
    • Vitamin D 0.12%
    • * 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 Carbs5
    • Exchange - Starch4
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total4 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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