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Monday, April 9, 2012

Spelt Zucchini Cake

photo by MIx Hart

Spelt Zucchini Cake

1/2 cup salted butter
2/3 cup icing sugar
2 eggs, beaten lightly
2 tsp vanilla
2 cups grated zucchini
1/3 cup raisins
1 1/2 cups all purpose spelt flour
2 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp salt
-heat oven to 360 oF
-butter bundt pan
-beat butter and sugar
-add eggs one at a time
-add vanilla and beat until combined
-in separate bowl sift together dry ingredients.
-add zucchini and raisins to butter mixture.
-stir in dry ingredients until just combined.
-spoon into pan.
Bake for 35-40 minutes.

Vanilla Butter Cream

1/2 cup icing sugar
1/3 cup water
1/2 cup butter
2 tsp vanilla
-heat sugar and water in pan, stirring until boiling.
-turn heat to low and simmer without stirring, 5 minutes. Cool.
-beat butter and vanilla until fluffy.
-gradually add cooled syrup.
-ice cooled cake.


I baked this cake on Easter Sunday to celebrate my mom's birthday. I made the candied orange peel myself by boiling sugar and water and adding the peel until the syrup was thick like candy. The cake is substantial and not too sweet.

It is my Momma's real Birthday today: Happy Birthday Sash! XOXO

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2 Comments:

Blogger Unknown said...

thanks Melissa!
the cake was delicious!!!!

April 10, 2012 at 6:30 PM  
Blogger Mix Hart said...

I hope you brought it home with you :)

April 10, 2012 at 9:05 PM  

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