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5 from 2 votes

Luscious Coconut Lime Margarita Pound Cake

This heavenly Luscious Coconut Lime Margarita Pound Cake has a velvety, smooth texture.  It's very light, very moist, lush, very dense, and has wonderful, subtle hints of lime, tequila and coconut! 
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time1 hr 20 mins
Total Time1 hr 35 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: citrus, coconut, lime, margarita, pound cake, summer, tequila
Servings: 12
Calories: 567kcal
Author: Kim Lange

Ingredients

Lime Pound Cake

  • 3 cups sugar
  • 1 1/4 cups Butter softened
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 5 large eggs room temp
  • 3 cups flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 1 cup almond milk or milk of choice
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • Optional: 1 TBSP lime zest I used 1 teaspoon
  • Optional : 1 - 2 TBSP Tequila

Coconut Lime Margarita Glaze:

  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • juice of 1 lime
  • 1-2 tablespoons heavy cream or milk
  • 1/4 cup shredded coconut
  • Optional: 1 - 2 TBSP Tequila
  • Optional: 1 - 2 pinches of sea salt

Instructions

Lime Pound Cake

  • Preheat oven to 350° Grease and flour a bundt or angel food cake pan.
  • Place flour, baking powder and salt in a bowl; set aside.
  • Using a mixer, beat sugar and butter together until creamy.
  • Add eggs one at a time mixing in each egg well. Then add vanilla.
  • Add flour to creamed mixture alternately with milk, beginning and ending with flour. 
  • Mix in the lime and lemon juice and zest. (Add tequila as optional)
  • Scoop batter into pan evenly.
  • Bake for 1 hour 10 minutes.
  • Cool completely before serving or glazing.

Coconut Lime Margarita Glaze:

  • Using a mixer, mix together powdered sugar, lime juice, tequila and heavy cream or milk until smooth and pourable.
  • Pour glaze over the cooled cake, using a rubber spatula to spread the glaze evenly, then force glaze to outside some to let it drip down the cake.
  • Sprinkle with shredded coconut if desired.
  • Sprinkle with some pinches of sea salt if desired.
  • Let glaze setup completely before slicing.
  • Store in airtight container.

Notes

Also makes 2 loaf pans 50-60 minutes, or until toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.

Nutrition

Calories: 567kcal | Carbohydrates: 95g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Cholesterol: 51mg | Sodium: 224mg | Potassium: 93mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 71g | Vitamin A: 590IU | Vitamin C: 1.8mg | Calcium: 28mg | Iron: 1.5mg