Zucchini-lime cake

Zucchini-lime cake

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Jessica Bolewski

Jessica Bolewski

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Difficulty

Easy 👌

Preparation

30 min

Baking

50 min

Resting

0 min

Ingredients

2Servings
¼
zucchini
lime (divided)
25 ml
coconut oil
30 g
cane sugar
eggs
60 g
flour
¼ tbsp
baking powder
20 g
cream cheese
10 g
confectioner’s sugar
lime (zest and juice)
butter for greasing
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Utensils

oven, fine grater, grater, stand mixer or hand mixer with beater, large mixing bowl, rubber spatula or cooking spoon, toothpick (optional), loaf pan, citrus press

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Nutrition per serving

Cal349
Fat16 g
Protein7 g
Carb43 g
  • Step 1/4

    Preheat oven to 160°C/320°F. Wash, dry, and grate the zucchini. Zest some of the limes.
    • ¼ zucchini
    • ¼ lime
    • oven
    • fine grater
    • grater

    Preheat oven to 160°C/320°F. Wash, dry, and grate the zucchini. Zest some of the limes.

  • Step 2/4

    For the dough, beat coconut, cane sugar, and eggs in a bowl until frothy. Then add the flour and baking powder and stir to combine. Fold grated zucchini and lime zest into the batter.
    • 25 ml coconut oil
    • 30 g cane sugar
    • eggs
    • 60 g flour
    • ¼ tbsp baking powder
    • stand mixer or hand mixer with beater
    • large mixing bowl
    • rubber spatula or cooking spoon

    For the dough, beat coconut, cane sugar, and eggs in a bowl until frothy. Then add the flour and baking powder and stir to combine. Fold grated zucchini and lime zest into the batter.

  • Step 3/4

    Grease a loaf pan with some butter and transfer batter to it. Bake for approx. 50 min. at 160°C/320°F, or until a toothpick comes out clean, or with a few moist crumbs.
    • butter for greasing
    • toothpick (optional)
    • loaf pan

    Grease a loaf pan with some butter and transfer batter to it. Bake for approx. 50 min. at 160°C/320°F, or until a toothpick comes out clean, or with a few moist crumbs.

  • Step 4/4

    For the frosting, combine cream cheese and icing sugar and stir until smooth. Zest and juice remaining lime. Stir juice and zest into the frosting and spread over the cooled cake.
    • 20 g cream cheese
    • 10 g confectioner’s sugar
    • lime
    • citrus press
    • large mixing bowl

    For the frosting, combine cream cheese and icing sugar and stir until smooth. Zest and juice remaining lime. Stir juice and zest into the frosting and spread over the cooled cake.

  • Enjoy your meal!

    Zucchini-lime cake

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