Zucchini Cake with Lemon Frosting
 
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Recipe type: Dessert
Serves: 9
Ingredients
  • 1½ cup flour
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • 1½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 egg plus 1 egg white
  • ½ cup vegetable oil
  • 1⅛ cup sugar
  • 1½ teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 cup grated zucchini
  • ½ cup chopped walnuts
  • ¼ cup dried cranberries
  • ⅓ cup butter, softened
  • 2¼ cup sifted powdered sugar
  • 1 tablespoon fresh grated lemon peel
  • 2-3 tablespoons fresh squeezed lemon juice
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Grease and flour a 9 X 9 pan.
  2. Combine flour, salt, baking soda, baking powder and cinnamon, set aside. I large mixing bowl, beat egg, oil, sugar, and vanilla. Add dry ingredients, beat well. Add zucchini, walnuts, and cranberries, stir to combine.
  3. Pour mixture into prepared pan. Bake until golden brown, about 30 minutes. Cool completely.
  4. Combine remaining ingredients. Beat until fluffy. Spread over cooled cake. Cut into squares.
Recipe by at http://cookingwithveggies.com/2012/10/16/bonus-recipe-zucchini-cake/