ingredients: 200g butter softened, 1cup caster sugar,1tablespoon lemon rind,2eggs,65g desiccated coconut,300g self-raising flour,125ml lemon juice,60ml milk,150g icing sugar,1 1/2 tablespoons hot water,1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
method: combine the butter, sugar in a kitchen mixer, mix until light and fluffy, add the eggs one at a time, lemon juice and coconut then add the milk and flour alternating between the two until all ingredients are combined. pour mixture into a lined cake tin and bake in the oven set at 175°C for 45 minutes or until cooked through. Allow to cool completely before icing.
Method for icing: combine the icing mixture with the vanilla extract and slowly add the water until the desired consistency is reached. pour over the cake and allow to set in the fridge for 20 minutes.