Nigella lime and coconut cake recipes

A Cake to Eat by the Fireside

A Cake to Eat by the Fireside

In previous years I’ve turned to Nigella for my winter bakes, “How to Be a Domestic Goddess” is well thumbed – covered in splashes of cake mix and icing – always a sign of a much loved book
Food: Squash, sweet potato and ginger soup

Food: Squash, sweet potato and ginger soup

See, I'm with Nigella. This soup is silken, sweet - perfect for kids - but when served over raw spinach, topped with fresh chopped coriander, a squeeze of limeand plenty Sriracha, it's a really fulfilling lunch for grown ups
Farewell to 2014

Farewell to 2014

These Individual Marzipan Cakes, a tweaked Nigella recipe, are definitely overdue to be made again. The recipe of the month was definitely these deceptively simple, beautifully bling Brazilian Brigadeiro Chocolate Bonbons but a second runner would be Little Orange & LimeCakes, also from Brazil

Interview – Global Blue

I’d say my biggest foodie idol at the moment is Madeline Shaw but I grew up watching Nigella who I also really admire
Focus on spices

Focus on spices

Add equal quantities of fennel seeds, fenugreek seeds, black mustard seeds, cumin seeds andnigella seeds to a jar and shake together
Coconut & Lime Drizzle Cake

Coconut & Lime Drizzle Cake

This is an adaption of Nigella’scoconutcake in How To Be a Domestic Goddess. To make the syrup, put the icing sugar andlime juice in a small pan and stir over a gentle heat until the sugar has completely dissolved
Coconut, ginger and lemon cake.

Coconut, ginger and lemon cake.

I received this baking book Cakesand Slices from my friend last year and was intrigued with the combination of coconut, ginger and a citrus (originally lime) in a cake
Coconut and lime cupcakes.

Coconut and lime cupcakes.

As per usual with a Nigella recipe, this is really simple you can either place all the ingredients in the food processor or use the traditional method of combining the sugar and butter together - as what I did
Put the lime in the coconut

Put the lime in the coconut

 This foolproof  recipe is from Nigella's Domestic Goddess, it's a total winner. My friend Rachel and I made lime curd last night after a conversation about how we both have an abnormal amount of limes at the moment - hers were the remnants from a lime drizzle cake, mine were from a margarita session
Ice Cream Cake

Ice Cream Cake

used Nigella Lawson's Victoria Sponge recipe from 'How to be a Domestic. layer coconutandlime ice cream in summer or use just different chocolate ice
Alphabakes Roundup - January 2013 - D

Alphabakes Roundup - January 2013 - D

Angela from Garden, Tea, Cakesand Me used a Nigella recipe to make this Devil’s Food Cake, which she says is very rich and indulgent – and I really want some now