Seriously Zesty Taste of Paradise

A light coconut sponge cake soaked in coconut rum and lime juice and topped with a lime cream.

What makes it the ultimate summer Seriously From Waitrose dessert?

A wonderfully light but memorable dessert to end a meal or picnic outdoors during the summer months.


  • 200g caster sugar
    200g butter
    200g self-raising flour
    200g fresh grated coconut (or desiccated coconut)
    6 medium free-range eggs
    5 limes
    100ml coconut rum
    150ml double cream

    Serves 8


  1. 1. Preheat the oven to 170°C / 150°C fan assisted oven. 2. Beat butter & sugar together until fluffy & pale. 3. Add the coconut, zest of 2 limes & beaten eggs slowly into the mix. 4. Fold in the flour & pour into 8 ramekins. 5. Bake for 17-20 mins until cake stick draws out clean. Cool on rack. Pour over mixture of juice of 2 limes & coconut rum evenly over all ramekins. 6. Mix double cream, juice & zest of 2 limes. Divide topping between ramekins. Decorate each with lime zest and serve.