Recipe by: Daphne Schieveen

Source: TBD

Serves: 8

Ingredients (Cake) 

  • 1 lime
  • 225 gram butter
  • 225 gram white caster sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 200 gram self raising flour
  • 25 gram corn flour

Ingredients (Lime Mascarpone)

  • 100 g icing sugar
  • 200 g mascarpone
  • 60 g peeled and crushed pistachio nuts

Ingredients (Lime Buttercream)

  • 1 lime
  • 150 g unsalted butter
  • 120 g icing sugar


  • Preheat the oven till 180 C (350 F).
  • Grate the skin of the lime and squeeze the lime.
  • Mix the butter with the sugar till it is creamy.
  • Mix the eggs one by one in the butter/sugar mixture
  • Sieve the flour and add together with the corn flour in batches to the mixture
  • Mix well, add the grated lime skin in the mixture and mix again.
  • Butter in mold, put the mixture inside and bake for 40-50 minutes in the oven.
  • Split the cooled cake into two layers.
  • Make the butter cream, beat the butter, icing sugar, lime juice and grated lime skin in a bowl with an electric mixer on high speed for 5 minutes.
  • Spread the buttercream over the lowest layer and put the other one on top of the cream.
  • Mix the lime juice with the mascarpone and icing sugar and spoon on top of the cake.
  • Decorate with crushed pistachio nuts.

Download PDF here: Internatioanl Lime Cake with Mascarpone, Pistachio Nuts and Buttercream