Mango Loaf Cake with Lime Glaze

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Tender and delicious mango loaf cake drizzled with lime glaze! The cake is flavored with toasted coconut and lime zest for a tropical twist. Recipe makes one loaf cake.

Mango Loaf Cake with Lime Glaze | Tutti Dolci

On Sunday afternoon, I baked this mango loaf cake. The kitchen was completely silent and peaceful; it was baking therapy at its best. The only sounds to interrupt my musings were the food processor pulsing sugar with lime zest and toasted coconut, and the mixer transforming my ingredients into a gloriously golden batter.

Mango Loaf Cake with Lime Glaze | Tutti Dolci

Making this unassuming cake soothed my soul completely; whisking and drizzling lime glaze over the top to give it a glossy sheen felt as natural as breathing. Later on, I sat down for a slice and realized that the entire experience could be summed up as a small joy. Here’s to savoring life’s little moments (and mango with lime, a perfect match!).

Mango Loaf Cake with Lime Glaze | Tutti Dolci
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Mango Loaf Cake with Lime Glaze

  • Author: Laura Kasavan
  • Prep Time: 25 minutes
  • Cook Time: 50 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Yield: 1 loaf cake
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Bake
  • Cuisine: American


Tender and delicious mango loaf cake drizzled with lime glaze! The cake is flavored with toasted coconut and lime zest for a tropical twist. Recipe makes one loaf cake.



  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • Zest of 1 lime
  • 2 Tbsp toasted sweetened flaked coconut
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 large egg
  • 3/4 cup mango puree
  • 1/4 cup coconut milk
  • 1 Tbsp lime juice


  • 6 Tbsp powdered sugar
  • 1/2 Tbsp coconut milk
  • Zest of 1 lime
  • 1 tsp lime juice


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F and spray an 8 x 4-inch loaf pan with nonstick spray.
  2. Whisk together flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt in a medium bowl.
  3. Place sugar, toasted coconut, and lime zest in a food processor and pulse 30 seconds. Beat butter and lime-sugar in a large mixer bowl at medium speed until light and fluffy; beat in egg. Combine mango puree, coconut milk, and lime juice in a small bowl. Reduce speed to low and add half of flour mixture, beating just to combine. Add mango mixture, then finish with remaining flour mixture.
  4. Pour batter into prepared pan; smooth top with an offset spatula.
  5. Bake for 50 minutes, until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean and cake springs back to the touch. Cool in pan on a wire rack for 10 minutes; carefully remove cake from pan and cool completely on wire rack.
  6. To prepare glaze, whisk together powdered sugar, coconut milk, lime zest, and juice in a small bowl. Set rack with cake over a piece of wax paper and drizzle with glaze; let set before serving.
  7. Store leftovers in an airtight container at room temperature up to 2 days.

Keywords: Mango, Lime, Loaf Cake

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  1. There is nothing like serene baking to sooth the soul, Laura! Those are my favorite kind of days. LOVE the lime and mango combo with the coconut and coconut milk. And, lime glaze is sublime! 😉 Gorgeous golden loaf, girl. Thanks for sharing! Pinning! xo

  2. Oh mango and coconut!! What a lovely combination and I so wish that I didn’t become allergic to mango this summer. It’s one of the best fruits to eat fresh or in baked goods. This looks wonderful, Laura!

  3. That’s a beautiful loaf….i can only imagine how the kitchen would have smelled when u r baking this…..lovely…..

  4. The colors of this loaf are gorgeous! It makes me yearn to set out a beautiful tea, with old china and thin slices of this loaf.

  5. Love the idea of mango and lime together – what a gorgeous cake too! Sounds like you had the perfect Sunday.

  6. Love a great baking therapy day and yours sounds perfect! Speaking of perfect, as I was reading your post, this amazing cake came to life. A must make!

  7. glaze is ok, but when someone says “lime-glaze” that just takes it to a whole new and better level you know?
    and you got your glaze perfect for the photo.