Zucchini cake with lemon glaze

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This cake is so tasty all the mums and all the kids ate it!

Preparation time: 15 mins
Cooking time: 50 mins

Serves: Depends on what a pig you are!

Dietary guidance: v 

Tags: cake · desert · pudding ·


3 medium zucchini grated
1 lemon rind finely grated
3/4 cup sunflower oil
1 cup brown sugar
3 eggs
2tsp vanilla essence
1/2 cup chopped pecans
3/4 cup almond meal
2 cups self raising flour sieved
2tsp mixed spice
2 tbsp butter
juice of 1small lemon
1/2 cup icing sugar


Preheat oven to 180C and grease a 22cm fluted deep ring tin.

Put rind, oil, sugar, eggs and vanilla in a large mixing bowl and whisk with a balloon whisk until combined and thickend.

Add nuts, almond meal, flour, mixed spice and zucchini to mixture and stir with a wooden spoon until just combined.

Spoon mixture in tin and bake for 45 mins.

To make glaze gently melt butter in a pan and then add lemon juice and remove from heat stirring in icing sugar until well combined.

Remove cake from oven and let it stand for 10 mins before turning out and pouring the glaze on top.


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