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Zucchini Cake with Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting

zucchini cake with cinnamon cream cheese frosting Dessert
Zucchini Cake with Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting
  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 2 hr 5 min
  • Servings 12

A delicious way use summer's bounty of zucchini! Moist spiced zucchini cake topped with sweet cinnamon cream cheese frosting.

Updated September 20, 2016
Betty Crocker Cake Mix
Make with
Betty Crocker Cake Mix

Ingredients

Cake

  • 1
    box Betty Crocker™ Super Moist™ yellow cake mix
  • 3/4
    cup milk
  • 1/2
    cup butter, melted
  • 3
    eggs
  • 2
    teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1/2
    teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4
    teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 2
    cups coarsely shredded zucchini (about 2 medium)
  • 3/4
    cup chopped walnuts

Frosting

  • 1
    package (8 oz) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4
    cup butter, softened
  • 1
    teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1
    teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 1/2
    cups powdered sugar

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Spray bottom only of 13 x 9-inch pan with cooking spray.
  • 2
    In large bowl, beat cake mix, milk, 1/2 cup melted butter, the eggs, 2 teaspoons cinnamon, the ginger and nutmeg with electric mixer on medium speed 2 minutes. Stir in zucchini and walnuts. Pour batter into pan.
  • 3
    Bake 35 to 40 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Remove from oven to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 1 hour.
  • 4
    In large bowl, beat cream cheese and 1/4 cup softened butter with electric mixer on medium-high speed until smooth. Beat in 1 teaspoon cinnamon and the vanilla. On low speed, beat in powdered sugar until frosting is smooth and creamy. Spread frosting on cake. Cut into 4 rows by 3 rows. Cover and refrigerate any remaining cake.

  • Short on time? Substitute Betty Crocker™ Creamy Deluxe™ cream cheese frosting to frost your cake.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
450
Calories from Fat
230
% Daily Value
Total Fat
26g
40%
Saturated Fat
13g
64%
Trans Fat
1/2g
Cholesterol
100mg
33%
Sodium
440mg
18%
Potassium
170mg
5%
Total Carbohydrate
49g
16%
Dietary Fiber
2g
8%
Sugars
33g
Protein
5g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%
15%
Vitamin C
4%
4%
Calcium
15%
15%
Iron
6%
6%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 5 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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