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Zucchini Cake

With the tail end of summer here a lot of us are enjoying the last little bit our gardens have to offer.

Or if you planted too much zucchini you might be running out of things to use this wonderful little squash that seems to keep giving.

Todays recipe is an old recipe, I’m not even sure where it came from other than its has been passed down. I enjoy this oldie but goody and maybe you will too. If you have had this before maybe its been awhile but it is worth trying again.

Cake:

2 1/2 Cups of flour

2 Cups of sugar

1 1/2 Teaspoon ground cinnamon

pinch of salt

1/2 Teaspoon of baking powder

1/2 Teaspoon of baking soda

1 cup of apple sauce

4 eggs

2 Cups of shredded zucchini

A handful of chopped nuts ( optional )

Frosting:

1 package plus 1/4 Cup of soft cream cheese

1 Tablespoon milk

1 Teaspoon of vanilla

2 Cups of powder sugar

 

In mixing bowl add dry ingredients, you may want to mix your wet ingredients in a different bowl, if using the same bowl add applesauce, eggs then zucchini and mix well. Fold in nuts then pour in a greased 9×13 pan. Bake at 350 for about 35-40 minutes.

While you are waiting on your cake to cool mix up frosting by beating the cream cheese, milk, vanilla until smooth then fold in the powder sugar and mix well.

Frost your cooled cake and store in the refrigerator.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Author:

Hi, I'm Gwyn a entrepreneur, mom of 2 and a grandma of 2! I had been married for a long time to an abusive alcoholic, this left me feeling broken and forgetting who I really was. I started gwyns day 1 as a way for me to share the awesome way God can heal, restore and give a wonderful life full of purpose and joy. My greatest passion is my family but also helping others . With this blog I hope to share uplifting quotes and stories for a healthy mind body and soul life style, as well as fun with crafts and recipes. Here is my mantra and the whole reason for the name of this blog, what a great reminder that every day is a brand new day we can start fresh and do better. Day One Matthew West from the album Live Forever Buy on Amazon | iTunes

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