Enchanted Forest Cake

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Enchanted Forest Cake
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Description

This enchanted forrest cake gets a surprising bite of flavor from an unusual ingredient. Zucchini gives this cake a tender moistness and a unique flavor profile. The zucchini is accented with earthy pistachios and tart cream cheese frosting flavored with lime juice for a truly irresistable dessert. The zucchini and pistachios give the cake a vibrant and rich green color, which is where it gets the name enchanted forrest cake.

Ingredients

2 eggs
150 grams sugar
125 milliliters peanut oil
self rising flour (115 gt.)
115 grams wholemeal flour
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
salt
250 grams zucchini (grated, unpeeled)
75 grams nuts (coarsely chopped)
100 grams light cream cheese
50 grams powdered sugar
1/2 lime juice (and zest)
100 grams pistachios (coarsely chopped)

Directions

1Preheat oven to 180 degrees Celsius.
2In a bowl, whisk eggs with sugar until obtaining a whitish cream.
3Add the oil, slowly.
4Add the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and a pinch of salt.
5Stir to mix.
6Add the grated zucchini and nuts. Mix.
7Line a rectangular cake pan with parchment paper, and pour in the dough.
8Bake until brown, for about 50 minutes.
9Remove, and cool on a rack.
10Whisk the cream cheese with the sugar, and lemon zest and juice.
11Once it is completely cold, spread the icing on the cake.
12Garnish with pistachios.
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NutritionView more

890Calories
Sodium24%DV580mg
Fat86%DV56g
Protein37%DV19g
Carbs29%DV86g
Fiber32%DV8g

PER SERVING *

Calories890Calories from Fat500
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat56g86%
Saturated Fat10g50%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol120mg40%
Sodium580mg24%
Potassium770mg22%
Protein19g37%
Calories from Fat500
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate86g29%
Dietary Fiber8g32%
Sugars56g112%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.