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Lime & Pistachio Teacake January 4, 2009

Filed under: Cakes — obsidian @ 5:48 am
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Ingredients:
220g soft unsalted butter
180g caster sugar
3 eggs
200g self-raising flour
90g plain flour
Rind of 1 lime, finely grated
1/4 cup lime juice
1/3 cup shelled pistachios, coarsely chopped

 
Icing
200g cream cheese
110g caster sugar
1/2 tsp vanilla extract
1-2 tbsps lime juice
1/3 cup shelled pistachios, coarsely chopped

 
Method:
1). Pre-heat oven to 170C. Grease and line a loaf pan.
2). Beat together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add one egg one at a time, beating well.
3). Sift and combine the flours, and add them to the wet mixture. Add the lime rind and juice and mix well.
4). Fold in the pistachios, then pour the mixture into the cake pan and bake for 60-65 minutes, until a skewer comes out clean. Allow to cool then turn out onto serving plate.

 
Cream Cheese Icing
Beat the cream cheese, sugar and vanilla until smooth. Add lime juice to taste and blend until well combined. Spread this over the top of the cake and top with sprinkling of nuts.

 
From http://www.cuisine.com.au/recipe/Lime-and-pistachio-tea-cake-with-cream-cheese-frosting

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