Apple, Carrot, Or Zucchini Cake

Apple, Carrot, Or Zucchini Cake

Carla A. 0

"This is a terrific cake--it can be made with apples, carrots, or zucchini! Serve with whipped cream. Add some cinnamon, nutmeg, or cloves to the whipped cream for a lightly spicy treat!!"

Ingredients {{adjustedServings}} servings 257 cals

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  • Calories:
  • 257 kcal
  • 13%
  • Fat:
  • 11.1 g
  • 17%
  • Carbs:
  • 37.9g
  • 12%
  • Protein:
  • 3.2 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 21 mg
  • 7%
  • Sodium:
  • 278 mg
  • 11%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour a 9 X 13 inch pan.
  2. In a large bowl, blend the sugar with the eggs. Add the oil, and mix well. Mix in flour, spices, salt, and baking soda. Stir in the nuts and the apples, carrots, or zucchini. Pour batter into prepared pan.
  3. Bake for 40 minutes. Serve warm or cooled.
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I really like this recipe with zucchini, because it isn't as greasy as most zucchini "bread" recipes. Sometimes I add raisins, instead of walnuts, which I think goes really well with the zucchini. Also, I often substitute whole wheat flour for half of the flour, which gives it a nice heartier texture. This recipe is very versatile.


This is really a great recipe. It's fast and easy and doesn't have a lot of ingredients. A good thing to note is that the batter is very coarse and thick until you add the carrot, zucchini or apple to it; after that, the batter becomes a really nice consistency. Makes great muffins too!


~An overall awesome recipe! I have tried the carrot version a number of times and it always turn out SO moist and delicious. The oil is a lot easier than butter or margarine and I found that this recipe uses less oil then any other carrot cake recipe I have tried. It beat my favorite cookbooks' carrot cake recipe! The only thing is that every time I make it I have to ad about 1/4 cup of water, otherwise the cake does not look like a cake batter. Nevertheless, it turns out AWESOME and MOIST!!! Thanks Carla!~~