Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 2 eggs

  2. 2 egg yolks

  3. 1/2 cup plus 3 tablespoons sugar, divided

  4. 6 tablespoons lime juice

  5. 2 teaspoons grated lime peel

  6. 1/2 cup cold butter, cubed

  7. 1 cup heavy whipping cream

  8. 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

  9. 1 prepared angel food cake (8 to 10 ounces)

  10. 1 cup flaked coconut, toasted

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Lime Angel Food Cake Recipe photo by Taste of Home In the top of a double boiler, beat eggs and yolks. Stir in 1/2 cup of sugar, lime juice and peel. Cook over simmering water while gradually whisking in butter. Cook and stir until mixture is thickened and reaches 160°. Strain; refrigerate until completely cool.

  2. In a large bowl, beat cream and vanilla until stiff peaks form; gradually beat in remaining sugar. Gently fold into lime mixture.

  3. Split cake horizontally into three layers. Place bottom layer on a serving plate. Spread with 2/3 cup lime mixture. Repeat. Place top layer on cake. Frost top and sides with remaining lime mixture. Sprinkle with coconut. Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes before slicing. Yield: 12 servings.


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