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    Zucchini-Streusel Bundt Cake

    Source of Recipe

    An old Cooking Light Magazine

    Recipe Introduction

    Moist and tender but still low fat. YUM!!!!

    List of Ingredients

    2 c coarsely shredded zucchine
    1/3 c firmly packed brown sugar
    1/3 c chopped walnuts
    1/3 c currants (or other dried fruit, chopped)
    1 Tbls. ground cinnamon
    1/2 tsp. ground allspice
    3 c. all-purpose flour
    1 1/4 sugar
    1 1/2 tsp. baking powder
    1 tsp. baking soda
    1/2 tsp. salt
    1 1/3 c. plain nonfat yogurt
    1/3 c. canola or other mild flavored oil
    1 Tbls. vanilla extract
    2 eggwhites, lightly beaten
    1 egg, lightly beaten
    Cooking Spray
    1 Tbls. fine, dry breadcrumbs
    3/4 c. sifted powdered sugar
    2 tsp. skim milk
    1 tsp. vanilla extract


    Place zucchini on several layers of paper towels; cover with additional paper towels. Allow to stand 5 minutes, pressing down occasionally. Set aside.

    Combine brown sugar and next 4 ingredients in a bowl; stir well. Set aside.

    Combine flour and next 4 ingredients in a large bowl; make a well in the center of the mixture. Combine yogurt and next 4 ingredients; stir well. Add zucchini; add to flour mixture; stir just until dry ingredients are moistened.

    Spray a 12-cup Bundth pan with cooking spray; sprinkle with breadcrumbs. Spoon 1/3 of batter into the prepared pan; top with half of the brown sugar mixture.

    Spoon half of the remaining batter into pan; top with remaining brown sugar mixture and batter.

    Bake at 350 for 1 hour or until a wooden pick inserted comes out clean.

    Cool 10 minutes; invert onto a wire rack and remove pan. Cool completely.

    Combine icing ingredients and drizzle over cake. Yield: 18 slices. 1 slice = 1 serving.

    Nutritional Information: Calories-245, Protein 4.8 g, Carb 43.5g, Fiber 0.9g, Chol 13 mg, Iron 1.5 mg, Sodium 164 mg, Calcium 80 mg.




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