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Sunday, June 6, 2010

Zuchini Cake - 2 layers with cream cheese frosting


1 cup butter
2 cup sugar
3 eggs
2 tsp. vanilla extract
2 cups flour
1 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. baking powder
2 tsp. cinnamon
2 cups shredded zucchini
1 cup walnuts


Mix butter and sugar. Add eggs, one at a time beating well after each addition; blend in vanilla. In a separate bowl, sift together the flour, baking powder, cinnamon, and baking soda. Add sifted dry ingredients to first mixture; alternating with zucchini. Fold in chopped nuts. (Batter will be a bit thin.)

Pour into greased and floured 8” round cake pans. Bake at 350° for 55 minutes.

Frost with cream cheese frosting when completely cooled. Garnish with walnuts.

Cream Cheese Frosting


8 ounce packages cream cheese, softened
1 1/2 cups sifted confectioners' sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract


In a medium bowl, cream together the cream cheese. Mix in the vanilla, then gradually stir in the confectioners' sugar beating until smooth and fluffy

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