Cooking at Home - Pineapple Zucchini Cake

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Published Saturday, April 7, 2018

Makes:   12 servings 

Stuffed with fruits and veggies, this hearty cake can be shared after a light lunch or dinner. 

Ingredients

  • 3 eggs
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 cups zucchini (peeled, grated)
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 3 cups flour (all purpose)
  • 1 cup pineapple, crushed, drained
  • raisins (1/2 cup, optional)
  • pecans, chopped (1 cup, optional)

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease or lightly spray with non-stick cooking spray, a 9 x 13-inch pan.
  2. In a large bowl, beat eggs, sugar, vanilla, and oil. Add zucchini.
  3. In a separate bowl, combine baking powder salt, baking soda and flour. Add dry ingredients to creamed mixture.
  4. Stir in fruit and nuts.
  5. Bake for 45 to 50 minutes, or until cake springs back when lightly pressed with your finger.

Nutrition Information

Nutrients Amount

Calories 439 

Total Fat 20 g

Saturated Fat 3 g

Cholesterol 47 mg

Sodium 360 mg

Total Carbohydrate 61 g

Dietary Fiber 1 g

Total Sugars 37 g

Added Sugars included 32 g

Protein 5 g

Vitamin D 0 mcg

Calcium 41 mg

Iron 2 mg

Potassium 127 mg