Orange Zucchini Cake

Posted by on Sep 9, 2015 | 1 comment

Orange Zucchini Cake

Everyone who gardens has too many zucchini. You can never have enough recipes for products made with zucchini. Here is one of my favorites, shared with me by my sister, Sandy, many years ago. 



Wandering Wednesdays

Orange Zucchini Cake

1 cup of flour

1 tsp baking powder

½ tsp baking soda

¼ tsp salt

1 tsp ground cinnamon

½ tsp ground nutmeg

¾ cup sugar

½ cup vegetable oil

2 eggs

½ cup Kellog’s All-Bran Cereal

1 ½ tsp grated orange peel’1 tsp vanilla

1 cup grated zucchini

½ cup chopped nuts

Combine flour, baking powder, soda, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg and set aside. In a large mixing bowl, beat sugar, oil, and eggs until well combined. Stir in cereal, peel, and vanilla. Add flour mixture, zucchini and nuts. Mix well. Spread evenly in greased 10x6x2 inch (1 ½ quart) glass baking dish.

Bake at 325° for 35 minutes or until wooden pick inserted near center comes out clean. Cool completely. Spread with orange cream cheese frosting.

Orange Cream Cheese Frosting

1 pkg (3 oz.) cream cheese, softened

1 tbsp butter or margarine, softened

½ tsp grated orange peel

1 ½ cup sifted confectioners sugar

Milk if needed

In a small mixing bowl, beat cream cheese, margarine, and peel until light and fluffy. Gradually add sugar, beating until fluffy and of spreading consistency. If mixture is too thick, add 1-2 tbsp of milk.

Meet Norma Gail:

Norma - LoMD 2014Norma Gail’s contemporary Christian romance, Land of My Dreams, released in 2014 by Lighthouse Publishing of the Carolinas. She is a Bible study leader, and writes devotionals for and “The Secret Place.” Norma is a regular contributor to the Stitches thru Time blog. She belongs to American Christian Fiction Writers, Romance Writers of America, and the New Mexico Christian Novelists. She is married and has two adult children.

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One Comment

  1. This sounds amazing. I love zucchini bread. Does the cake have a lighter texture than a typical Z. bread recipe? Either way, I’m going to try it. Thanks, Norma.

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