13 August 2014

Zucchini lemon cake (cake de zapallitos y semillas de amapola)






I have had this recipe and pictures about 3 weeks ago and by differentes reasons I can´t make the post. Finally today Im posting this delicious cake with zucchini and poppy seeds, really yumm!

This recipe is from Daniela (Italy) from her blog
Smile, Beauty and More, an amazing blog!!







Ingredients




250g flour 
100g almond flour 
300g grated zucchini
2 tablespoons poppy seeds 
3 whole eggs 
200g butter, softened 
zest of two lemons  
1 teaspoon of baking powder 
250g of sugar 
a pinch of salt 

For the frosting 
125g sugar 
1 tablespoons of  lemon juice 
sliced ​​almonds for garnish


Method

Preheat the oven to 170/180 ° 
First wash and finely grated zucchini and place in a colander to drain the water from vegetation, mash them slightly if necessary, and keep aside.

In the bowl (you can also use a whisk), place the softened butter at room temperature, the lemon zest and sugar; worked until the mixture is smooth and fluffy, at this point, add the eggs, one at a time and always beating with a whisk. 

Then add flour, baking powder, and poppy seeds, a pinch of salt and continue to knead. Finally, the grated zucchini, mix everything with a spoon. 

Grease and flour a loaf pan for good, or what shape you like, and pour the mixture leveling slightly. 
Bake for 50/60 minutes: do the toothpick test. 

Once cooked let it cool on a wire rack. If you want to sprinkle with icing sugar and lemon, and sliced ​​almonds.


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En español
Cake de zapallitos con limón y semillas de amapola









Hace semanas que tenía esta receta de queque de zapallitos italianos con semillas de amapola. 
Me encantan los zapallitos en cakes porque le da una textura húmeda y deliciosa.
Tenemos mucha suerte ahora que casi siempre se pueden encontrar zapallitos (calabacines) aunque estemos en Invierno.
No solo los uso para cakes tambien para cuando hago hamburguesas por ejemplo.
Quedan muy buenas.
Esta receta es de Daniela que es de Italia y su blog es precioso
se llama Smile beauty and More.


Ingredientes

250 gramos de harina sin polvos de hornear
100gramos de almendras molidas
2 cucharadas de semillas de amapola
3 huevos
300 gramos de zapallitos italianos rallados
200 gramos de mantequilla temperatura ambiente
la ralladura de dos limones
1 cucharadita de polvos de hornear
250 gramos de azúcar
una pizca de sal

Glaseado
125 gramos de azúcar
1 cucharada de jugo de limon
almendras laminadas para adornar

Preparación

Primero lavar y rallar los zapallitos y reservar.
En un bol colocar la mantequilla- la ralladura de limón- el azúcar.Trabajar hasta que la mezcla esté cremosa y suave.

Entonces agregar los huevos de a uno por vez batiendo cada vez.

94 comments:

  1. nice....my dad used to get zucchini bread for helping the ladies out at church

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    1. so i bet this cake would be awesome....

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    2. first time ever being first...
      sorry i got excited...ha

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    3. Look at you Brian in the first place, Congrats dear:)

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    4. You can try this especially in this time you have zucchinis still!
      We are lucky we have zucchini now around the year and I love them!

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    5. Sob! I was at an auction! At least it was my twin that took my spot! hahaha...(my hair doesn't look like his, though. lol)

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    6. lemon-zucchini...yummy! It's beautiful, too!

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    7. yes you both are twins but have different hair lol
      Is really yummy and I remember you make zucchini breads!

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  2. haha your cake does look more appealing than the cat's

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    1. Are you kidding, Gloria? Believe him. This time he is not lying haha

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    2. See, he didn't answer your question! How rude. Meow!

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  3. . . hahahah . . . just laughing at Pat's comment and congratulations to Brian for being first and second.

    Gloria . . . you my dear are the first with that divine creation zucchini lemon cake - I bet that is really lovely. Yum!!

    Oh! to be a good cook - I really miss a lady's touch around the kitchen ~ hugs, Eddie :)

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    1. His name is Bluelights... I like him already, Gloria Dear.

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  4. Hola, Gloria.

    Parece delicioso, lo probaré.

    Un abrazo :)

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    1. Gracias Mariluz, un abrazo para ti:)

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  5. un joli cake bien délicieux
    bonne soirée

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  6. Oh, cake for breakfast! :-) It looks delicious, Gloria!

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  7. Interesting combination, looks tasty!

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  8. ooh, I love how it became green from the zucchini! And I love lemon in everything

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  9. yum! love the addition of poppy seeds.

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  10. Hi Gloria...
    Another beautiful header♥️
    I have never made zucchini bread....perhaps it is time...
    Miss V says hi!
    Cheers!
    Linda :o)

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    1. Hi linda and thanks. The zucchini make the cske moist!
      Say to miss V she is my fsvorite little person you know:))

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    2. I know! You have excellent taste!

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  11. So delicious! lovely flavors
    Mary

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  12. What a wonderful cake, Gloria! My daughter would love it...but so would I :)

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    1. Is young lol
      And is veggie like you and my daugther:)

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  14. Gloria, Nice looking cake. We've never baked with almond flour... I;ll have to look for it in the stores. Thanks for the idea! Take Care, Big Daddy Dave

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    1. Thanks dear:)
      About the almond flour you can use ground almonds
      Here sometimes I dont find almonds flour neither.
      X

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  15. I never thought about baking with zucchini and lemon together. I like them both, and the recipe looks delicious. Thank you.

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    1. Works so well.Zucchini is really versatile for bake:)

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  16. Buona e salutare questo cake. Una delizia!!! bacioni

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  17. Meravigliosa! Umida al punto giusto, perfetta per la colazione :)
    Un bacio

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  18. Interesting combination of lemon and zucchini - would not have thought of that. Sounds delicious! I love poppy seeds too... although I have to smile after to make sure none are in my teeth! Ha! And such a pretty header too.

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    1. Well Suzy I love poppy seeds when the kidd were little dont like so much butnow they eat well:)
      Thanks I love this header too and the light!!
      xo

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  19. Oh WOW...please, Gloria...may I have a slice? :)

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  20. wow buonissimi!!! buon ferragosto , ciao Andrea

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  21. fantastica! e ho un bel po' di zucchine... magari la provo! :D

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  22. I wonder... if one would be enough for me ;)

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  23. Nice. I like the added crunch on top.

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  24. I love the combination of zucchini and lemon. I love the almonds that you put on the top of you cake.

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  25. Great zucchini bread, love the sliced almonds on top.

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  26. Zucchini and poppy seeds sound so good in the cake. Add lemon and almonds and I'm on my way to heaven.

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  27. Complimenti Gloria per la ricetta e per il blog decisamente pieno di delizie!!!Buona giornata a presto ^_^

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  28. So many people in this part of the world seem to be overrun with zucchini right now, this would be good to use some of them. We call them courgette's though! xx

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    1. I know someones talk about zucchinis and others courgettes but are the same:)
      xo

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  29. Looks great! I just made some zucchini muffins this morning. What a great ingredient to cook with!

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    1. Muffins are amazing too I love zucchini for cook or bake! really versatile!
      xo

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  30. Un cake que je referai avec plaisir.
    Le mélange est délicieux.
    A bientôt

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  31. What a pretty cake! I love using lemon in baked goods, yum!

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  32. Oh wow, I can't tell there's zucchini, looks like a delicious lemon cake!

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  33. This looks so elegant for a zucchini cake!

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  34. Ciao Gloria, che bella sorpresa che mi hai fatto grazie grazie!!! sono contenta che il mio dolce ti sia piaciuto.. un grande abbraccio Dani :)

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  35. Scusami se sono passata così in ritardo.. ;)

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    1. Dont worry dear this recipe was amazing. All people love it!:)

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