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Citrus Cake

Citrus Cake




16 servings


2 hours 25 minutes


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Citrus Cake

  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 teaspoons Fleischmann's® Baking Powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 3/4 cup Mazola® Vegetable Oil
  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 3 eggs
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons freshly grated lemon peel
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons freshly grated lime peel
  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice

Cream Cheese Glaze

  • 4 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1 tablespoon butter, softened
  • 1-1/2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons coconut milk OR whole milk

Toasted Coconut

  • 1/2 cup shredded, sweetened coconut




  1. Preheat oven to 350?F. Generously grease and flour a 10-inch bundt pan; set aside.
  2. Whisk together the flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt in a large bowl; set aside.
  3. Stir together milk, oil and butter in a large bowl of electric mixer. Add eggs, peel and citrus juices; beat until combined.
  4. Add about 1/3 of flour mixture, beating until smooth after each addition. Beat 1 minute on medium speed, scraping sides and bottom of bowl occasionally.
  5. Pour batter into prepared pan; bake for 50 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted into centre comes out clean.
  6. Let cool on wire rack about 20 minutes. Gently loosen edge of cake with knife. Place a large platter on top of pan and invert cake. Let cake cool about 2 hours.
  7. Spoon Cream Cheese Glaze over top of cake; sprinkle with Toasted Coconut.
  8. Cover and refrigerate leftovers.

Cream Cheese Glaze:

  1. Stir cream cheese and butter until combined. Stir in powdered sugar. Add vanilla extract and milk; stir until smooth.
  2. Tip: Glaze should be thick, but still fluid. Add more milk if needed.

Toasted Coconut:

  1. Spread coconut evenly on a large, rimmed baking sheet. Bake 5 to 10 minutes at 350?F, stirring every few minutes until lightly browned.

Recipe courtesy of Tessa Huff, Pastry Chef & Blogger @ StyleSweetCA


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