Unlike those knuckle busting nuggets of Parm, zucchini  slides across the grater with ease and before you know it, you’ve got a big pile of feathery green shreds. Do you know the sat fat, sugar, calories and protein in this recipe. To make the frosting beat the cream cheese and butter together until fluffy. In a large mixing bowl whisk together the oil, sugar, eggs, buttermilk, vanilla, … I tagged you in my photo on Instagram to give you credit.   on. How to Make Zucchini Cake… My recipes are never fussy and always exciting ~ there are 1600 and counting on the blog. The old fashioned zucchini cake was wonderful. Cool in pan for 20 minutes, then remove to wire rack. In a large bowl, combine flour, sugar, coconut, baking soda, salt, and spices; stir well with a whisk. Tara! Combine first 6 ingredients in a bowl. This cake is so incredibly delicious! Add flour mixture to sugar mixture; stir until moistened. I think you and I could fight over this cake, Sue! Old Fashioned Zucchini Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting ~ a classic that's a classic for a reason, this moist zucchini walnut cake is delicious even without the generous layer of fluffy cream cheese buttercream! I just tried this recipe and it came out simply delicious. I would try it then. I’m laughing at the photos with two forks….as if to say; “I didn’t eat all this by myself, really!” LOL I tried baking it for 45 minutes. Congratulations! If you don’t like nuts feel free to leave them out, and I do think golden raisins would be a good addition 🙂. Grabbing my zucchini today at the local farm stand!! I would love to make this cake, only thing is I am on Weight Watchers and 1 slice would be alot of my points. It’s the perfect summer or anytime dessert that hides a fresh veggie in the batter. A neighbor gifted me with a giant zucchini the other day. Bake for 50 to 60 minutes. Fill and ice the cake … I would think you could bake this in a bundt, it’s a sturdy cake. Add brown sugar and molasses to the cream cheese and butter and beat on medium speed for 30 seconds. Is there anything that could be used to take the place of the buttermilk? Just took this out of oven it looks yummy. Add ¾ cup frosting, then add another cake layer. I was wondering if I could substitute carrot instead of zucchini for a carrot cake? Some ovens run hot or cool, so check carefully. Combine the flour, sugar, baking powder, salt and cinnamon; add to egg mixture and mix well. Stir in raisins.  Gob. Thanks for help. Omg made this tonight and WOW is it delicious! Tyler considers zucchini a weed and thinks I should never plant it. My mission? Old Fashioned Zucchini Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting ~ a classic that’s a classic for a reason, this moist zucchini walnut cake is delicious even without the generous layer of fluffy cream cheese buttercream! Sent my husband to the farm stand today to buy some just to try this recipe! I think it just adds to a moist cake. Repeat with remaining cake and frosting. I just reduced the amount of sugar for the cream cheese frosting as I’m not a fan of very sweet cream cheese…This recipe is something I will definitely save and it will go in my family cookbook as well ! Xo. The cake looks marvelous with that silky smooth frosting. Add enough milk to achieve spreading consistency. Instructions. The View from Great Island is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program. Pinned! Yes, you can use regular milk, or half and half. Cool completely on a wire rack. Oh gosh, this is a much better use for all that zucchini 😉. My whole family just loved it. In the meantime, add cream cheese, plain greek yogurt, vanilla extract, and maple syrup to a small bowl. Moist zucchini cake keeps well, but because of the buttery cream cheese frosting I would refrigerate it if you plan to keep it for more than a day. Add in the vanilla extract, salt, and powdered sugar and whip to combine, … Combine the flour, sugar, baking powder, salt and cinnamon; add to egg mixture and mix well. In a small bowl, beat the cream cheese, butter and vanilla until smooth. Turn batter into prepared pan. In a separate large bowl, beat together the oil, sugars, vanilla extract & eggs until well blended. Not a fan of buttermilk, but would love to make this cake. This cake is moist and fudgy, a great way to use up some of your summer zucchini. Stir carrot, zucchini, and pineapple into sugar mixture. Zucchini Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting . Mix just until completely blended. You can add 1 tsp of lemon juice or vinegar to a cup of milk to make a quasi buttermilk. Recipe for my Zucchini Cream Cheese birthday cake from Joy The Baker: 3 Cups AP flour 1 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp baking powder 1 tsp salt 2 tsp cinnamon 8 ozs softened cream cheese 2 cups of sugar 3 large eggs 2 tsp vanilla 2 sticks melted butter, cooled 2 cups shredded zucchini. Cool completely on a wire rack.  If nobody is watching I might will eat the whole pan. Spread into a greased 15x10x1-in. Privacy Policy. *i used hershey's special dark cocoa- it's a mix of dutch and regular unsweetened so i think either would work here I think i saw yrs. But if you invite me over for zucchini cake I promise I will try to behave. In a large bowl, beat eggs and oil. Can the oil be split with half unsweetened applesauce and for a different flavor, may unsweetened cocoa be added for a chocolate version? Even yogurt thinned with a little milk. Add grated zucchini and pineapple; mix well. Instructions. Toss together the flour, baking soda, baking powder, and salt, and add the bowl. Allow to … A must try recipe! Make a full batch of Cream Cheese Frosting (instead of a 1/2 batch as called for in the recipe). I love your recipe but ever time I make it after cooling a few minutes the center falls. This recipe for zucchini cake is always a hit. After tasting it the general consensus was everyone was going home to buy zucchini! "Squares of this cake freeze extremely well," she notes. I think the amount of batter fits that size pan perfectly but it is not a huge amount of batter. Stir in zucchini. This recipe is a winner, let me tell you. So as my husband went to pick up the order, I “whipped one up!” I only had one small zucchini so I halved the recipe and put it in an 8 X 8 square pan. Too bad you don’t have a less fat and sugar recipe. I don't see anywhere that says to double the recipe for that size pan. I’m allergic to walnuts. My first inclination was to make zucchini bread, but then I ran across this recipe in one of my Amish cookbooks. But before we get into that, there are a few facts we need to sort out. Thanks Laura ~ I love the idea of serving this cake and then sending your guests home with the zucchini to make it, I’m glad it was a hit. Old Fashioned Zucchini Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting. Add the lemon juice and the sugar, one cup at a time, while beating. Home » Dessert » Old Fashioned Zucchini Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting. I saw this recipe earlier this year and wanted to try it. Bake at 350° for 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. When completely cool, frost with cream cheese frosting. Strawberry Buttermilk Cake ~ this simple cake can be changed up with different fruits, and has become another reader favorite. Some people can’t control themselves around ice cream, others have issues with chocolate…for me, it’s old fashioned zucchini cake with cream cheese frosting.  Large zucchini with their vast white interiors can be bland and watery. Spoon a quarter of the frosting (about 1 1/2 cups) on top and smooth it evenly with an offset spatula. Lightly but thoroughly stir in zucchini, walnuts, banana, and orange zest. Do I need to refrigerate the leftovers? 1 medium zucchini grated and then squeezed dry (if hiding from kids you may want to chop the zucchini even smaller) 1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips 1/2 recipe for Best Cream Cheese Frosting Total Time: 1 hour 5 minutes. if so, should i lower the amount of sugar? Mix together the softened cream cheese, softened butter, powdered sugar, and vanilla extract. Thank you for sharing! … Bake at 350 degrees for 28-32 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean and crumb-free. You can if you like, but I don’t. Fabulous and so perfect for all the zucchini around right now 🙂. Perfectly soft, fluffy, sweet, and not at all oily. This makes me want to plant more zucchini just so I can make this wonderful cake. Turn off the mixer and stir in the sour cream and shredded zucchini. Zucchini Cake With Cream Cheese Frosting. Can i use something in place of the buttermilk? But you can use regular milk as well, it won’t be a problem. If so, about how much. Hi Sue the zucchini cake sounds delicious especially since I’m growing organic zucchini from seed this year and they just flowered. Hi Sue….Could I use this recipe for a layer cake, using 2 circular cake pans? Turn the batter into your prepared pan and bake for about 40 minutes, or until a toothpick comes out without wet batter clinging to it (moist crumbs are fine.) © 2020 The View From Great Island. I bet it is so moist and tasty. It’s the perfect thing to make if your garden is overflowing with zucchini. hi there once again trying one of your recipes and have a question. Preheat oven to 350°. Happy weekend Sue! Apple Cider Doughnut Cake ~ is it fall yet? It’s that time of year when gardens are flourishing and possibly overflowing with zucchini. Thank you – this is a keeper <3. I threw it together for an impromptu visit from my husband’s Michigan cousins. Gently spread the cream cheese frosting on the zucchini cake once cooled. Do you drain the zucchini and squeeze the moisture out? The only […] Let it sit for 15 minutes before using. 1 box spice cake mix4 eggs1/2 cup water1/3 cup oil1/2 cup sour cream2½ cups shredded zucchini1 tsp ground cinnamon1/4 tsp ground nutmeg1/8 tsp ground clovesFOR FROSTING:1/4 cup butter (at room temperature)1 (8 oz pkg) cream cheese … Made it with Mexican Zucchini because that’s what I had on hand, it was delicious and moist, making it again today to take to my in laws, so yummy!! Thanks. It definitely is going in my cook book to keep forever. I would be comfortable leaving it out overnight, but would refrigerate if you need to save it longer than a day or so. Preheat oven to 325 degree F. 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