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Monday, June 24, 2013

Midsummers Day ...

flowers ...
birds ...
art ...
devotional ...
baking
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Pear Zucchini Cake for our Midsummer's Tea
{makes 2 loaves}
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2 cups chopped pears
1 cup shredded zucchini
1 cup sugar
1 cup brown sugar
3 eggs
1 cup vegetable oil
1 TBSP vanilla extract
3 cups all purpose flour
2 tsp pumpkin pie spice
1 tsp b. soda
1/2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
3/4 cup chopped nuts {optional}
 
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Combine first 7 ingredients in a large mixing bowl.  In a smaller bowl, combine flour, spices, b.soda, b.powder and salt.  Add to egg mixture.  Stir in nuts if using.  |Line  2 - 8x4x2 inch loaf pans with parchment paper and divide mixture evenly between the two pans.
Bake in 350 degree oven for 50-60 minutes.  Cool in pans for 10 minutes.  Remove and cool completely on wire racks.
~Happy Mid Summers Day ~

4 comments:

Lynda Naranjo said...

The pear zucchini cake looks delicious, Deb! Happy Summer! xo

Mereknits said...

Yum!
Hugs,
Meredith

Lesley Austin said...

Summer joy to you, Deb!

I was so refreshed by my visit here and spent awhile meditating on your beautiful banner.

xo

Lesley

my little red suitcase said...

I like your painted stones, I must try this. And the cake looks yum, we call it courgette and its hard to imagine but I'm sure it is. I really must give something else a try, other than my fail safe plain sponge cake! very brave! Heather x