Make this gorgeous Coconut Mango & Lime cake - easy recipe

Published Saturday, May 16 2015, 18:00 BST  |  By  |  Add comment
It's World Baking Day tomorrow, so why not join in?


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Here's a super recipe to inspire you - this delicious Coconut, Mango and Lime Cake which has been dubbed "the world's happiest cale' due to the use of ingredients which are said to help boost endorphins!

There's only one way to test that claim - by giving this cake a try. Enjoy!


  • 225g Stork block
  • 325g caster sugar
  • 4 eggs, medium
  • 250g self-raising flour
  • 100g plain flour
  • Zest of 2 limes
  • 50g dried mango, finely chopped
  • 50g flaked almonds
  • 50g desiccated coconut
  • Syrup
  • Juice of 2 limes
  • 60g caster sugar
  • Filling
  • 55g (2 oz) Stork tub
  • 175g icing sugar
  • 1-2 teaspoons milk
  • 100g mango puree (fresh or tinned)
  • Topping
  • 100g icing sugar, sieved
  • 25g each of shredded or desiccated coconut and dried mango
  • 15g each sunflower and pumpkin seeds
  • 15g flaked almonds, toasted


1 To make cake, place Stork block and sugar in a mixing bowl and beat until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs, one at a time and fold in remaining ingredients

2 Place the mixture in a greased and bottom lined 23cm deep cake tin

3 Bake on the middle shelf of a preheated moderate oven 170° C, 160° C fan oven, Gas mark 4 for 1 hour 10 minutes or until a skewer inserted in the middle of the cake comes out clean

4 Turn out and cool on a wire tray

5 For the syrup place sugar and lime juice in a pan over moderate heat and stir until sugar has dissolved. Bring to the boil and then pour over warm cake

6 Filling: place Stork tub, sugar and milk together in a bowl and beat together until smooth. Split cake into 3 and sandwich together with icing and mango puree

7 To finish the cake, make a glace icing by adding either lime juice or water to the icing sugar until a thick pouring consistency and spread over the cake. Top with a mix of seeds, mango, coconut and almonds

Prep Time

30 minutes

Cook Time

1 hour 10 minutes

Nutrition Information

Serves 16

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