Zucchini Cake
Recipe type: Dessert
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Serves: 10-12
Zucchini Cake
  • For the sponge:
  • 3eggs
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 cups grated zucchini
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 3 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • ¼ tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp cinnamon
  • 2 soft brown sugar
  • 150 g soaked raisins
  • 150 g chopped walnuts
  • zest of one orange
  • For the glazing:
  • juice of one orange
  • juice of half lemon
  • 50 g of powdered sugar
  1. Preheat oven to 180 C degrees.
  2. In a medium bowl, stir together the eggs, oil, zucchini, sugar and vanilla until well blended.
  3. When all mix start adding the dry ingredients: flour,
  4. In a separate bowl, combine the flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt and cinnamon.
  5. Add them one by one and mix until the dry ingredients are integrated into the mixture. At the end add the raisins and walnuts and stir. You can keep some of the walnuts to sprinkle them on top of the cake after.
  6. Pour the mixture into your chosen baking tray and bake for 20 - 25 minutes.
  7. While the sponge is baking prepare the glazing by mixing well all the ingredients together.
  8. As soon as the cake is ready and out of the over using the skewer make little holes so that when you pour the glazing it will get inside the cake to make it soft and sweet.
  9. Let it cool well , place it on a plate and enjoy eating it. In case you want to add the walnuts you should keep some of the glazing so that you can moisten again the cake after you put it on the plate and then sprinkle the walnuts!
  10. Enjoy! It's yummy and if you can keep it in the fridge it can last up to a week!
Recipe by Romanian Mum Blog at https://romanianmum.com/2015/02/zucchini-cake.html