Avocado and lime loaf cake with lime drizzle

Avocado and lime loaf cake with lime drizzle

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  • 1 loaf cake
  • Easy
  • 35 minutes
  • 1 ½ hours


  • 210 g cake flour
  • 200 g brown sugar
  • 1 bicarbonate of soda
  • ½ t salt
  • 2 free-range eggs
  • 1 cup cup mashed avocado (approximately 2 medium-sized avocados)
  • 2 limes, zested
  • ½ cup avocado oil
  • ¼ cup buttermilk
  • 1 t vanilla extract
  • For the lime drizzle:
  • 130 g icing sugar
  • 2 limes, juiced and zested

Cooking Instructions

1. Preheat the oven to 180°C.

2. Combine the flour, sugar, bicarbonate of soda and salt. Place the eggs, avocado, lime zest, avocado oil, buttermilk and vanilla in a separate bowl.

3. Whisk the wet ingredients, then stir into the dry ingredients. Do not overmix the mixture; stop mixing as soon as the two are combined.

4. Pour the batter into a greased 20 x 11 cm loaf tin and bake for 1½ hours, or until a skewer inserted comes out clean. Allow to cool, then pour over the lime drizzle.

5. To make the lime drizzle, mix the icing sugar and lime juice until smooth and thick.

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Hannah Lewry Recipe by: Hannah Lewry
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