1-1½ ripe avocados
1 tsp lime juice
1 cup (220g) butter, at room temperature
1 tsp vanilla extract a pinch of salt
2 3/4 cups (350g) all purpose flour
3 3/4 tsp baking powder
1/2 cup (50g) ground almonds
3 1/2 tbsp. (50ml) milk
for the glaze
1 cup (125g) confectioner's sugar
3 tbsp lime juice
2 tbsp chopped pistachios (unsalted)
1.preheat the oven to 350°F (180°c). Cut the avocados in half and remove the flesh of the fruit. Add to a bowl and puree with the lime juice until creamy (use an immersion blender or a fork for example.) Add butter, suger, vanilla extract and salt and mix well. Add eggs one by one and mix well. Mix the flour with the baking powder and the ground almonds. Add to the bowl in 2-3 portions in turns with the milk.
2.grease a 12inch loaf tin and dust with flour. Pour in the batter and even out surface. Bake for 60mins until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Let cool in the tin for several minutes.
3. while the is cooling down, prepare the glaze. In a small bowl mix the confectioner's suger with lime juice. Remove the cake from the tin, place on a plate and spread the glaze with brush on top and sprinkle with pistachios.