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Pineapple Zucchini Cake

Pineapple Zucchini Cake

72 Ratings
72 Ratings
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Makes: 12 servings
Total Cost: $$$$

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.

Notes

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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
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 439
Total Fat 20 g
Saturated Fat 3 g
Monounsaturated Fat 8 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 8 g
Linoleic Acid 7 g
α-Linolenic Acid 1.1 g
Omega 3 - EPA 0 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 7 mg
Cholesterol 47 mg
Carbohydrates 61 g
Dietary Fiber 1 g
Total Sugars 37 g
Added Sugars included 32 g
Protein 5 g
Minerals
Calcium 41 mg
Potassium 127 mg
Sodium 360 mg
Copper 85 mcg
Iron 2 mg
Magnesium 15 mg
Phosphorus 75 mg
Selenium 15 mcg
Zinc 0 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 22 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0.1 mg
Vitamin B12 0.1 mcg
Vitamin C 5 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 2 mg
Vitamin K 21 mcg
Folate 102 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0.3 mg
Riboflavin 0.2 mg
Niacin 2 mg
Choline 43 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

MyPlate Food Groups

Vegetables 1/4 cups
Grains 2 ounces

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I make this cake frequently for my food stamp classes. Usually everyone loves this cake, even those who say they don't like zuchinni. Sometimes I add 1/2 cup coconut which really adds to the flavor. For church potlucks, I add a cream cheese icing and i
03/28/07
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