Orange Zucchini Cake



8 to 10 servings



1 cup flour
1 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1/4 tsp. salt
1 tsp. cinnamon
1/2 tsp. nutmeg
3/4 cup sugar
1/2 cup vegetable oil
2 eggs
1/2 cup Kellogg's® All-Bran cereal
1-1/2 tsp. grated orange peel
1 tsp. vanilla
1 cup grated zucchini
1/2 cup chopped nuts (optional)

Orange Cream Frosting

1 pkg. (3 oz.) cream cheese, softened
1 tbsp. margarine or
butter, softened
1/2 tsp. grated orange peel
1-1/2 cup sifted confectioners' sugar
1 to 2 tsp. milk, as needed


Grease a 10x6x2 inch (1 1/2 qt.) glass baking dish.

Combine flour, baking powder, soda, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg. Set aside. In a large mixing bowl, beat sugar, oil and eggs until well combined. Stir in cereal, orange peel and vanilla. Add flour mixture, zucchini and nuts. Mix well. Pour into baking dish.

Bake at 325ºF for 35 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Let cool completely and spread with frosting.

In a small bowl, beat cream cheese, margarine and orange peel until light and fluffy. Gradually add sugar, beating until spreading consistency. Add milk if needed.

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1 Recipe Reviews

msc from Houghton

msc from Houghton reviewed Orange Zucchini Cake on August 25, 2001

I tried this recipe and it is just wonderful!! Especially this time of year!! Thank you BLP for sharing!!