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Published on December 04, 2013

Squash Berry Cake

December 4, 2013

Squash Berry CakeThis most, flavorful cake features grated zucchini and berries and is made with spelt flour. Available in many health food and grocery stores, spelt is a whole grain with a rich, nutty flavor. Delicious in breads and other baked goods, spelt flour is packed with protein and nutrients.

Ingredients

  • 1 ¾ cups spelt flour
  • ¾ cup oat flour
  • 1 tsp sea baking soda
  • ¾ tsp sea salt
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon or pumpkin pie spice blend
  • ½ cup date sugar
  • ½ cup Florida Crystals (organic cane sugar)
  • 6 Tbsp melted butter or coconut oil
  • ½ cup mashed banana
  • ½ cup applesauce
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 2 cups grated zucchini (lightly squeeze excess juice)
  • 1 cup blueberries or chopped cranberries

 

Directions

Preheat oven to 350°. Lightly oil and flour a 9 x 13 inch baking pan.

Mix dry ingredients together.

Cream sugars, oil, banana, and applesauce until well combined.

Beat in egg and vanilla.

Add dry mixture to wet ingredients just until mixed. Fold in zucchini and berries.

Place mixture into baking pan. Bake 35 minutes up to 1 hour until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.

Cool in pan 10 minutes, then remove to wire rack. 

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