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One bowl lemon cake
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Easy One Bowl Lemon and Coconut Cake

This easy Lemon and Coconut Sour Cream Cake is the perfect afternoon tea treat or special dessert and best of all it can be made using just one bowl! Both regular and Thermomix instructions included.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Australian, Modern
Keyword: Cakes, Lemon Recipes, Thermomix
Servings: 10 people
Author: Lauren

Equipment

  • 24 cm bundt or ring cake tin

Ingredients

  • 220 grams butter melted
  • 1 & 1/4 cups caster sugar 275 grams
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup sour cream 200 grams
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon grated lemon rind
  • 1/3 cup desiccated coconut 35 grams
  • 2 cups self raising flour 300 grams

Lemon Icing

  • 1 & 1/2 cups icing sugar mixture
  • 1 tsp butter - softened
  • 1 tbsp boiling water
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice

Instructions

  • Preheat your oven to 180 degrees and lightly grease a 24cm round ring tin.
  • Place the melted butter, lemon juice and rind, sugar, eggs and sour cream into the bowl of an electric mixer and beat for 1 - 2 minutes on a low speed until the ingredients have combined.
  • Gradually add the flour while the beater is on a low speed before increasing to a medium speed and mixing for approximately 3 minutes until the the mixture is lovely and smooth.
  • Add the coconut and beat for a further 30 seconds to combine.
  • Spoon the cake mixture into your prepared cake tin and place in the oven to bake for 25 -30minutes or until cooked through when tested. Please note the cooking time will vary depending on the size of your cake tin.
  • Let the cake cool in the tin for 15 minutes before carefully turning it out onto a wire rack to cool completely.

Thermomix instructions

  • Preheat your oven to 180 degrees and lightly grease a 24cm round ring tin.
  • Place the butter (which has been cut into cubes) into your Thermomix bowl and cook for 3 minutes, 60 degrees, speed 2 to melt.
  • Add the remaining cake ingredients and mix for 12 seconds, speed 5,
  • Scrape down the sides of your Thermomix bowl and mix for a further 10 seconds, speed 4 to combine.
  • Spoon the cake mixture into your prepared cake tin and place in the oven to bake for 25 -30minutes or until cooked through when tested. Please note the cooking time will vary depending on the size of your cake tin.
  • Let the cake cool in the tin for 15 minutes before carefully turning it out onto a wire rack to cool completely.

Lemon Icing

  • Place all of the ingredients for the icing together in a small bowl and mix to combine. If you find your mixture is too runny, add an extra tablespoon of icing sugar, alternatively, if you mixture is too thick, add an extra teaspoon of water.

Notes

You can use different size/shape tins to make this cake, however please note the cooking time will vary.
This cake is freezer friendly.