Zucchini Yogurt Cake

Zucchini is a versatile vegetable that is delicious both in savory and sweet recipes. Here we shred it, fold it into a rich batter with walnuts, banana, and orange peel and bake it in a Bundt pan.

Serves: 12Hands-on: 20 minutesTotal: 1 hour 10 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 12

Ingredients

  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • 2 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • 3 eggs
  • 1¼ cups packed brown sugar
  • ¼ cup honey
  • ¾ cup oil
  • ½ cup plain yogurt
  • 1½ cups shredded unpeeled zucchini
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts
  • ½ cup finely diced banana
  • 1 tsp. grated orange peel
  • Confectioner’s sugar for garnish

Directions

  • Grease and flour 10" fluted tube pan. Set aside. In a medium bowl, stir together flour, baking powder, cinnamon, baking soda, and salt. Set aside.
  • In large mixing bowl, beat eggs with electric mixer until light. With mixer running, gradually add sugar and honey until mixture is light and fluffy. Slowly beat in oil.
  • Reduce speed to low. Fold in flour mixture alternately with yogurt, scraping bowl as necessary. Fold in zucchini, walnuts, banana, and orange peel.
  • Turn batter into prepared Bundt pan. Bake for 50 minutes or until cake begins to crack on top. Don't allow to get too brown!
  • Invert on a rack to cool. Remove from pan while still warm. Cool completely. Sprinkle with confectioner’s sugar.

Recipe Information

Serves: 12

Ingredients

  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • 2 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • 3 eggs
  • 1¼ cups packed brown sugar
  • ¼ cup honey
  • ¾ cup oil
  • ½ cup plain yogurt
  • 1½ cups shredded unpeeled zucchini
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts
  • ½ cup finely diced banana
  • 1 tsp. grated orange peel
  • Confectioner’s sugar for garnish

Directions

  • Grease and flour 10" fluted tube pan. Set aside. In a medium bowl, stir together flour, baking powder, cinnamon, baking soda, and salt. Set aside.
  • In large mixing bowl, beat eggs with electric mixer until light. With mixer running, gradually add sugar and honey until mixture is light and fluffy. Slowly beat in oil.
  • Reduce speed to low. Fold in flour mixture alternately with yogurt, scraping bowl as necessary. Fold in zucchini, walnuts, banana, and orange peel.
  • Turn batter into prepared Bundt pan. Bake for 50 minutes or until cake begins to crack on top. Don't allow to get too brown!
  • Invert on a rack to cool. Remove from pan while still warm. Cool completely. Sprinkle with confectioner’s sugar.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories400
Total Fat22g
Saturated Fat2g
Cholesterol55mg
Sodium310mg
Total Carbohydrate49g
Dietary Fiber2g
Sugars30g
Protein6g