Mango Layer Cake

Sweet and juicy mangos and tangy lime zest give this cake a delicious tropical twist!

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Mango Layer Cake

Sweet and juicy mangos and tangy lime zest give this cake a delicious tropical twist!

  • 2 HR Total Time
  • 20 MIN Prep Time
  • 12 Servings

Ingredients

Cake

  • 1 box (500g) Betty Crocker™ SuperMoist™ White Cake Mix
  • 3 medium egg whites
  • 80ml vegetable oil
  • 275ml mango juice or nectar
  • 2 teaspoons lime zest

Filling and Topping 

  • 1 sachet (35g) Betty Crocker™ Whipping Cream Mix
  • 115ml cold milk
  • 2 large ripe mangoes, peeled, stone removed and flesh chopped
  • 1 tablespoon desiccated or shredded coconut
  • Lime zest

Utensils

  • 2 x 23cm round cake pans
  • Large bowl
  • Electric mixer
  • Spatula
  • Medium bowl

Instructions Hide Images

Preheat oven to 180ºC. Grease 2 x 23cm round cake pans with butter; sprinkle lightly with flour.

Beat cake mix, egg whites, oil and mango juice in large bowl with electric mixer on low speed until moistened. Beat on medium speed for 2 minutes. Fold in 2 teaspoons of lime zest . Divide the mixture evenly between the cake pans.

Bake 20 to 25 minutes until golden and toothpick inserted in center of cakes come out clean. Cool 10 minutes. Run knife around sides of pans to loosen cakes; remove from pans to cooling rack. Cool completely.

Beat whipping cream mix and cold milk in medium bowl as directed on package.

Place one cake on a serving plate. Spread with 2/3 of the whipping cream; top with 2/3 of the chopped mango and half the coconut. Top with the second cake. Spread remaining whipping cream in the center; top with remaining chopped mango, coconut and lime zest. Store loosely covered in the refrigerator.

Expert Tips

If mango juice or nectar is unavailable use tropical fruit juice or pineapple juice.

The decorated cake will keep for 1 to 2 days in the refrigerator. Allow to come to room temperature for about 30 minutes before serving.

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