Key Lime-Coconut Cream Bundt Cake

For a lovely and luscious end to a meal, this recipe takes the cake!

  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 2 hr 40 min
  • Servings 16

Ingredients

1
cup graham cracker crumbs (about 15 squares)
1/3
cup packed brown sugar
3
tablespoons butter, melted
3
cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
2 1/2
teaspoons baking powder
1/2
teaspoon salt
3/4
cup butter, softened
1 1/2
cups granulated sugar
4
eggs
3/4
cup whipping cream
4
teaspoons grated lime peel
1/4
cup Key lime juice
1
cup flaked coconut

Glaze

1
cup powdered sugar
1/2
teaspoon grated lime peel
4
to 5 teaspoons Key lime juice
2
tablespoons flaked coconut

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Grease 12-cup fluted tube cake pan with shortening; lightly flour. In small bowl, mix cracker crumbs, brown sugar and 3 tablespoons butter; set aside.
  • 2 In medium bowl, mix flour, baking powder and salt; set aside. In large bowl, beat 3/4 cup butter and the granulated sugar with electric mixer on medium speed 2 minutes. Add eggs, one at a time, beating after each addition. On low speed, alternately add flour mixture, about one-third at a time, and whipping cream, about half at a time, beating just until blended. Add 4 teaspoons lime peel and 1/4 cup lime juice; beat just until blended. Stir in 1 cup coconut.
  • 3 Sprinkle half of crumb mixture in bottom of pan. Spoon half of batter over mixture in pan; spread evenly. Sprinkle with remaining crumb mixture; top with remaining batter.
  • 4 Bake 45 to 55 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 15 minutes. Remove cake from pan to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 1 hour.
  • 5 In small bowl, stir powdered sugar, 1/2 teaspoon lime peel and 4 to 5 teaspoons lime juice. Spoon glaze over top of cake. Sprinkle with 2 tablespoons coconut. Cut with serrated knife.

Expert Tips

Freshly squeezed lime juice can be used in place of the Key lime juice. One lime yields about 5 teaspoons juice and 3 teaspoons grated peel.

Skip the glaze and just sprinkle the cake with powdered sugar, then grated lime peel.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
410
(
Calories from Fat
170),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
18g
18%
(Saturated Fat
11g,
11%
Trans Fat
1/2g
1/2%
),
Cholesterol
95mg
95%;
Sodium
300mg
300%;
Total Carbohydrate
57g
57%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
35g
35%
),
Protein
5g
5%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
8%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 3 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
4
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.