Zucchini Cake with Lemon Cream Cheese Frosting Recipe

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Zucchini Cake with Lemon Cream Cheese Frosting
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  1. For Cake: Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. In large bowl, combine cake mix, cinnamon and nutmeg.
  3. Add eggs, oil, lemon juice, orange juice, and honey.
  4. Mix on low speed to blend, then beat on medium for 2 minutes.
  5. Stir in zucchini (and walnuts if desired).
  6. Divided batter between 2 greased and floured round cake pans.
  7. Bake for 30-35 minutes, or until cakes test done.
  8. Cool and frost with Lemon Cream Cheese Frosting.
  9. TO Make Frosting: In medium bowl, mix cream cheese, butter, lemon extract and vanilla until throughly blended.
  10. Add powdered sugar slowly, mixing well after each addition, until mixture reaches spreading consistency.
  11. Stir in pecans.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 2254.68 Kcal (9440 kJ)
Calories from fat 1158.99 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 128.78g 198%
Cholesterol 95.78mg 32%
Sodium 2103.12mg 88%
Potassium 4817.08mg 102%
Total Carbs 259.73g 87%
Sugars 165.82g 663%
Dietary Fiber 2.67g 11%
Protein 26.25g 52%
Vitamin C 24.9mg 42%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 5%
Iron 1.6mg 9%
Calcium 182.4mg 18%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 432.54 Kcal (1811 kJ)
Calories from fat 222.34 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 24.7g 198%
Cholesterol 18.37mg 32%
Sodium 403.47mg 88%
Potassium 924.12mg 102%
Total Carbs 49.83g 87%
Sugars 31.81g 663%
Dietary Fiber 0.51g 11%
Protein 5.04g 52%
Vitamin C 4.8mg 42%
Iron 0.3mg 9%
Calcium 35mg 18%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 55.3
  • 64

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low cholesterol

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium,
  • High in Sugar,
  • High in Total Fat

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