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Lime-Glazed Angel Food Cake

lime-glazed-cake Yunhee Kim

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons frozen unsweetened coconut flakes, thawed
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon lime zest, divided
  • Dash of salt
  • 1 (10-inch) round angel food cake
  • 4 large mangoes, peeled and sliced
  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar

Preparation


1. Preheat oven to 375°. Spread the coconut on a baking sheet; toast about 5–7 minutes or until golden. Set aside.

2. Combine powdered sugar, 1 tablespoon water, lime juice, 1/4 teaspoon lime zest, and a dash of salt in a small bowl. Let stand 10 minutes. Pour glaze over cake, sprinkle with the toasted coconut, and let stand 10 minutes or until glaze is set. Stir together mango, granulated sugar, and remaining 1/4 teaspoon lime zest in a large bowl.

3. Use a serrated knife to cut the cake into wedges. Arrange on dessert plates with the mango slices on the side.



    Prep: 10 minutes; Stand: 20 minutes. Start with a store-bought angel food cake, or go to Health.com/angelfood for a homemade cake recipe.
  • Yield: Makes 12 servings (serving size: 1 slice)

Nutritional Information

Calories per serving: 172
Fat per serving: 1g
Saturated fat per serving: 0.5g
Monounsaturated fat per serving: 0.0g
Polyunsaturated fat per serving: 0.0g
Protein per serving: 2g
Carbohydrate per serving: 41g
Fiber per serving: 2g
Cholesterol per serving: 0.0mg
Iron per serving: 0.0mg
Sodium per serving: 214mg
Calcium per serving: 47mg