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Coconut Lime Berry Cake

Prep Time 15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup unsalted butter at room temperature
  • 1 3/4 cups plus 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon coarse salt
  • 1 cup packed sweetened shredded coconut
  • 1 cup plus 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 3 large eggs
  • 3/4 cup buttermilk
  • 2 teaspoons finely grated lime zest
  • 2 tablespoons plus 3 tablespoons lime juice
  • 3 cups mixed berries I used raspberries and blueberries

Instructions

  1. 1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease a 9-by-13-inch baking dish and set aside.
  2. 2. In a large bowl, whisk together 1 3/4 cups flour, baking powder, salt, and coconut. In another large bowl, using an electric mixer, beat butter and 1 cup sugar on highuntil light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, and beat until combined.
  3. 3. With mixer on low, add flour mixture in three additions, alternating with two additions of buttermilk, and beat until combined. Stir in lime zest and 2 tablespoons of lime juice. Pour batter into dish. Smooth top with a rubber spatula.
  4. 4. In a medium bowl, toss together 1 tablespoon flour, 1 tablespoon sugar, berries, and 3 tablespoons of lime juice. Scatter berry mixture over batter. Bake cake for 35-40 minutes, or until cake is golden at edges and a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
  5. 5. Let cake cool in pan on a wire rack. Cut into squares and serve.