This Zucchini Carrot Citrus Cake Recipe With Lemon Coconut Cream Icing Is What You Need to Bake Today by Chef Gigi

Cakes/Cupcakes Desserts
2 years ago

This Zucchini Carrot Citrus Cake Recipe With Lemon Coconut Cream Icing Is What You Need to Bake Today

Love carrot cake? Try this version that features zucchini, green apple and citrus.

Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 55 minutes
Total Time:  1 1/2 hours


Lemon Coconut Cream Cheese Frosting

  • 8 ounces reduced-fat cream cheese
  • 1/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 3 - 4 tablespoons unsweetened canned coconut milk
  • 1 - 2 tablespoons lemon zest
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice

Here's how you make it: 

  1. Spray a 12-cup bundt pan or a 9x13-inch cake pan generously with nonstick cooking spray.
  2. In a large bowl, combine all the dry ingredients. Mix with a whisk to combine.
  3. In a separate large bowl mix together all wet ingredients. Combine well. Fold in nuts and/or currents.
  4. Mix wet ingredients into dry ingredients in batches until combined.
  5. Pour batter into pan. Bake for 40 to 55 minutes in a preheated 350-degree F oven until wooden toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  6. Transfer to wire rack for 10 to 15 minutes, then invert cake onto rack and allow to cool completely.
  7. To make the icing, beat all the ingredients together. Spread over the top of the cake while on rack sitting in a cookie sheet to catch excess. 

Take 30 seconds and join the 30Seconds community and follow us on Facebook to get recipes in your newsfeed daily. Inspire and be inspired.

Related Products on Amazon We Think You May Like:

Bundt Pans $8 & Up
Vanilla $4 & Up
Coconut Oil $4 & Up
Baking Soda $1 & Up
Ground Cinnamon $3 & Up
Ground Nutmeg $3 & Up
Ground Cloves $4 & Up
Allspice $4 & Up
Pecans $4 & Up
Walnuts $4 & Up
Currants $4 & Up
Powdered Sugar $3 & Up
Coconut Milk $2 & Up

30Second Mobile, Inc. is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to and affiliated sites.

Grandma's Boston Cream Pie Recipe: Cake, Pudding, Chocolate (That's All You Need to Know)

Luscious Blueberry Lemon Loaf Cake Recipe With Lemon Glaze Is a Guilt-free Dessert

Pineapple Upside-Down Cake Recipe: This Easy Pineapple Cake Recipe Starts With a Box Cake Mix

Moist Chocolate Pound Cake Recipe: This Chocolate Pound Cake Recipe Would Make Grandma Proud

Naimah Razak
sounds like a good way to get kids to eat some form of zucchini :)
Chef Gigi
Naimah Razak hey sister! Ya know-- I never really thought of it like that. I do have a zucchini fritter recipe here that the kids will love - I'll tag you in it ok!'
Donna John
I love carrot cake, so would LOVE this recipe. Thanks, Gigi Gaggero !
Elisa Schmitz
This looks delicious, Gigi Gaggero - perfect for my quarantine baking, thank you!

join discussion

Please login to comment.

recommended tips

Creamy Parmesan Salad Dressing Recipe: Meet Your New Favorite Salad Dressing

Viral Crispy Lemon Roasted Potatoes Recipe: Another Recipe People Are Losing Their Minds Over

Grammy's Cooked Sauerkraut Recipe With Bacon & Onions Is Mouth-Watering Good

Glorious Grain Salad Recipe With Lemon Herb Dressing: Quinoa, Orzo, Pasta? (You Decide)