Cooking at Home - Pineapple Zucchini Cake

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Published Saturday, November 28, 2020

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PICT RECIPE Pineapple Zucchini Cake - USDA
Pineapple Zucchini Cake. Courtesy USDA

  • 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
  • 1/2 raisins (optional)
  • 1 pecans, chopped (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.

Source: Montana State University Extension Service

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1 3x3.25 inch piece of cake, 1/12 of recipe (135g)

Nutrients

Amount

Total Calories

439

Total Fat

20 g

Saturated Fat

3 g

Cholesterol

47 mg

Sodium

360 mg

Carbohydrates

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

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