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Tropical Cake (Gluten Free, Dairy Free)

tropical cake
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Prep Time: 15 min Cook Time: 55 min Total Time: 1 hr 10 mins
Servings 8
Best Season Summer
Ingredients
    For the cake:
  • 225 grams dairy free spread
  • 225 grams caster sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 250 grams gluten free self-raising flour
  • 1 teaspoon xanthan gum
  • zest of 1 lime
  • 75 grams dried mango (finely chopped)
  • 75 grams dried pineapple (finely chopped)
  • For the icing:
  • 100 grams icing sugar
  • 5 lime juice
  • zest of 1 lime (for decoration)
Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven to 180 oC
  2. Cream together the dairy free spread and caster sugar until light and fluffy
  3. Beat in the eggs one at a time
  4. Stir in the flour, xanthan gum, lime zest, mango and pineapple
  5. Grease and line a deep 6" round cake tin
  6. Pour in the cake batter
  7. Bake in the centre of the oven for 55 minutes
  8. Remove from the oven and cake tin
  9. Allow to cool completely
  10. Mix together the icing sugar and lime juice
  11. Spread over the cake mix and sprinkle the lime zest on top
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