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Zucchini-Carrot Cake/muffins

Posted by on Aug. 8, 2012 at 9:06 AM
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 I made this last night. It could be served without the frosting for a snack cake...but why not guild the lily?

Zucchini-Carrot Cake

1/4 cup all purpose flour

1 teaspoon baking powder

1teaspoon baking soda

1/2 teaspoon salt

1 cup sugar

1/2 teaspoon cinnamon

1/2 teaspoon nutmeg

1 cup grated zucchini

1 cup grated carrots

2/3 cup vegetable oil

2 large eggs

Combine dry ingredients in large mixing bowl. Combine carrots, zucchini, oil and eggs in another mixing bowl and add to dry ingredients. Beat at high speed with electric mixer for 4 minutes. Pour into greased 9" square pan. Bake for 40 minutes. Cool on wire rack. Spread with cream cheese frosting if desired.

For muffins, bake 25 minutes

Cream Cheese Frosting

1 (3 oz) pkg cream cheese, softened
3 Tablespoons butter, softened
2 cups sifted powdered sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
Beat cream cheese and butter together till fluffy. Gradually add powdered sugar. Add vanilla.

by on Aug. 8, 2012 at 9:06 AM
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goddess99
by Michelle on Aug. 8, 2012 at 11:04 AM

looks good

Kimberly954
by on Aug. 8, 2012 at 2:43 PM

ooh sounds good!!

Kimberly954
by on Aug. 8, 2012 at 2:44 PM

BTW....guild the lily....never heard that before!

ekh2010
by on Aug. 9, 2012 at 3:36 PM
1 mom liked this
What temp? And I think you meant 1 1/4 c flour....
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delanna6two
by Ruby Member on Aug. 12, 2012 at 9:29 AM

looks good...I have not made carrot cake yet.

periwinkle163
by on Aug. 12, 2012 at 11:50 AM

 I've never mixed zucchini and carrots together before, clever.

KatieRow1112
by on Aug. 12, 2012 at 2:55 PM

 I want to make this so bad!  Thanks for the recipe.

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