A humble, everyday cake. Let’s give SAD a kick in the pants! I’ve mentioned it before, but lime is summer in a little zesty citrus fruit. The drizzle icing makes it irresistible! Perfectly zingy & moist. Slice and serve. I’m leaving the recipe for this Lime Loaf Cake here in case you find yourself in a similar predicament to me recently: needing to therapy bake, but looking for something simple & forgiving. It’s good to have something to work toward! Never Miss A Post! Inventing new ways to enhance food, especially if that food involves chocolate or peanut butter (or both! To make something far more fun. Combine the flour, baking powder and salt in a small bowl. I fulfill many roles in life: wife, mother, teacher, everlasting learner. Add the flour mix to the egg mixture & stir until just combined. That’s my workout later in the day! A week down, unable to do anything but moan. Combine all the ingredients and pour over the cake. Filed Under: Baking, Cakes, Cupcakes, Recipes Tagged With: almond, Almonds, Cake, citrus, Fruit, lime, loaf cake, nuts, snack. Ultimately: it’s a yogurt cake, flavoured with the smallest hint of lime. Required fields are marked *. We’re sadder when it’s cold and gray outside? Transfer the mixture to the prepared loaf tin & bake in the preheated oven for 45-50 minutes, or until the loaf is golden brown and a skewer inserted into the centre of the cake comes out clean. Grease 2 loaf tins; line tins with baking parchment. I've never actually eaten more than a bite of it, and it's tasty, but I wish they'd make a lime version. It’s like when I was pregnant. The problem is, they’re called pound cakes for a reason. It’s not that I don’t believe in making healthy decisions, but doing it on January 1st is just plain odd. I wouldn't be able to stop at just a bite. This salted caramel pecan pastry ring is delicious and perfect for the morning, not to mention pretty quick to put together. This is my second half-pound cake posting. I must not be that self-aware, because I had no idea. Dorothy @ Crazy for Crust recently posted…No Bake Creme Brulee Pie, Your email address will not be published. Sad I did not try this one but its looks amazing vicki. Check cake after 30 minutes; if top is browning … Bake the cake for 45-50 minutes or until a skewer inserted into the middle of the loaf cakes comes out clean. Pour the lime drizzle all over. By that time, I am done and a half. You know, definitely nothing as complicated as Choux au Craquelin, not even as complicated as Buttermilk Cake with Chocolate Fudge Frosting, but a little more complex than making Fruity Ice Cubes. That date seems to have an alarming failure rate. Love it!! Not to make biscuits with, silly. Add eggs, one at a time; beat until pale and creamy. Why would you want to? This cake is sweet and tangy at the same time, filled through and through with fresh lime juice and zest. When the cake is cooled, use an offset spatula or spoon to spread the glaze evenly over the top. Nothing will cure SAD faster than a solid zip of lime to the senses. I’ve never actually eaten more than a bite of it, and it’s tasty, but I wish they’d make a lime version. When I was in that condition, I was incredibly blunt. Leave the cake to cool in the tin for 10-minutes, before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely. We should start a petition or something. Angry pregnant women unite! Set aside. My name’s Vicki & I’m the avid baker and intrepid explorer behind this blog. You are totally right! Add the eggs, yogurt, & melted butter to the sugar and whisk until thoroughly combined. This site is dedicated to one role that expresses my creativity in ways that I find consistently challenging and rewarding: baker. Hello friends! Your email address will not be published. ), is a passion of mine. Your email address will not be published. Did you make this recipe? Gayle @ Pumpkin ‘N Spice recently posted…, Dannii @ Hungry Healthy Happy recently posted…, Dorothy @ Crazy for Crust recently posted…. I think I might like lime a little more than lemon too. // made an Opera cake today and am bloody exh, // gotta keep that freezer stash of cookies w, // pancakes for breakfast, election suspense, Barcelona // dreaming about my trip to Spain two y, Bray // dreaming of dining out again, sighhh , // it's looking very autumnal out there today, // apple and pear galette, made with the frui, // having kind of a failure day in the kitche, // a glorious early morning stroll along the, // I'm not going to say the C-word because it, Kerry // almost feels like a beach day out there t, // reshot the photos from my first ever blog, Buttermilk Cake with Chocolate Fudge Frosting, Seven Days on the Dingle Peninsula, A Staycation Guide. I am the footer call-to-action block, here you can add some relevant/important information about your company or product. Add the lime juice, zest, soured cream and flour; mix until well incorporated. So fresh and light. Add the egg and vanilla, mixing until incorporated. It’s got butter, yes, which helps. Dannii @ Hungry Healthy Happy recently posted…Comment on Slow Cooker Carrot Cake Porridge by Susie @ SuzLyfe, I am all for sunny snacks, microplane zesters and finding whatever it takes to combat SAD! I don’t let myself eat until after my workout. It was totally beyond my control this time. to brighten up your days. This lime loaf cake definitely fits that bill! I’d blurt out the first thing that came into my head, and I think the only thing that saved me was that I happened to be pregnant. Does that work for everyone? Something went wrong. That’s what we have here. Bake for about 1 hour, or until just set in the middle. I look forward to sharing my ideas with you. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Add the tbsp of vinegar to the milk and let sit to curdle slightly. The email addresses you've entered will not be stored and will only be used to send this email. Bake for 45-50 minutes until golden brown. Ever since my childhood days with Sara Lee, pound cakes have held a special place in my heart. My students (teenagers might be too candid at times) have also told me that I am very intimidating. A toothpick inserted into the center should come out clean. Love how soft the sponge became with the addition of yoghurt. But then one time, a student jokingly referred to me as an “angry pregnant woman,” and I was totally shocked. When the cake … It’s hard to see yourself accurately, and when other people offer you a glimpse, it’s not easy to decide whether to believe them or not. A perfect mid-week kind of cake – of this I am certain. I wouldn’t be able to stop at just a bite. Gayle @ Pumpkin ‘N Spice recently posted…Chicken and Beet Hummus Wrap. This I swear to you. I’ve never tried that lemon cake at Starbucks, but I think I would much prefer this lime version! annie@ciaochowbambina recently posted…Spicy Pasta with Chickpeas and Herbs. In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour & the baking powder. Using a large metal spoon, … The best part is, you can literally cut the butter in half and not miss it. And it’s also got the perfect balance of lime to even out the sweetness. Oops! Prick the lime loaf cake with a skewer (or toothpick) all over. Sounds so delicious, especially with that glaze on top! But for a pound cake lover, what to do? To make the glaze, in a small bowl, use a fork to combine the icing sugar and lime juice – using more lime juice for a runnier glaze. Bake the cake for 45-50 minutes or until a skewer inserted into the middle of the loaf cakes comes out clean. If you make this Lime Loaf Cake, I’d love for you to share it with me on Instagram! Set aside. In a larger bowl, whisk the oil and sugar, then beat in each egg, one at a time until mixture is smooth and frothy. Really? Your email address will not be published. Otherwise, people would have  gotten justifiably more irritated by it. This one is bursting with almond flavor. I’m not picky about lime anything, unless it’s fake lime. Today is Josh’s birthday and we are celebrating with balloons, party hats, and Coconut Lime Loaf Cake… I guess we never truly know ourselves, but maybe other people don’t, either. Preheat the oven to 170C. Nope. Combine the baking powder and soured cream in a small bowl and set aside. And hey, Starbucks needs to consider offering a lime loaf. Privacy policy. Set the cakes aside to cool in the tin for 5 minutes; remove cakes from the tin and cover with a clean tea towel while you make the icing. In case you haven’t noticed, I’ve been absent. Those are the best kitchen gadgets ever. Linda@ Today She Loves recently posted…Opera Cake, I think I like lime more than lemon. Simple to whisk up, perfectly moist (sorry/not sorry), and also somehow familiar and comforting. I like lime even more. Somebody (cough, cough) couldn’t stop licking the glaze bowl. This cake is pretty delightful. Grease and flour the inside of a loaf pan. As in, the pound of butter that gets thrown in per loaf. I guess I do get gloomy, but I didn’t realize other people could tell. Then I can get less than happy. Spoon the mixture into the prepared loaf tins. In a large bowl, whisk together the sugar & the lime zest, ensuring the zest is evenly dispersed. When you want a good breakfast treat that is homemade but easy, I recommend turning to refrigerated biscuits. It’s hard NOT to be angry when all that’s going on up in there, Michele! Such a tasty cake! Can barely move, except to lift the fork to my mouth to eat dessert. I like lime even more. In a mixing bowl, combine the flour and salt and mix well. They’re rich, velvety, and so wonderful dipped in chocolate. See, everyone’s about that lemon loaf cake you get at Starbucks, and I guess that it’s good. My friend is more of an evening exerciser. My offering to you today comes in the form of this humble Lime Loaf Cake. This is where I come to record memories of exceptionally good cakes & perfectly executed travels. http://justaboutbaked.com/lime-loaf-cake/, Comment on Slow Cooker Carrot Cake Porridge by Susie @ SuzLyfe. Add the lime zest + juice. , Limes definitely have that ZING! Spoon the mixture into the prepared loaf tins. We all project versions of ourselves outward consciously, but it’s impossible to control how others will interpret us. Mir, this cake is gorgeous! It’s a lot easier to get perspective after a sunny snack. Mix 2 tablespoons of lime juice with 2 tablespoons of the icing sugar; continue to add icing sugar in batches until the icing is smooth and glossy.