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Fancy Zucchini Cake

The Cake

3 cups all-purpose flour

3 cups white sugar

1 teaspoon salt

1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda

1 teaspoon baking powder

2 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

4 eggs

1 1/2 cups vegetable oil

3 cups grated zucchini

The Frosting
1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese

1/2 cup butter

2 cups confectioners’ sugar 2 teaspoons vanilla extract

Lightly grease and flour three 9 inch round cake pans.

In a medium size bowl combine the flour, baking soda, baking powder, cinnamon, white sugar, and salt. Mix well.

In another bowl beat eggs, vegetable oil, and 1 teaspoon vanilla together. Pour into egg mixture into the flour mixture and mix well. Stir in the shredded zucchini. Pour batter into prepared pans.

Bake at 325 degrees F (165 degrees C) for 25 minutes. Allow cakes to cool in pans. Stack and frost into a 3 layer cake using Cream Cheese Frosting.

To Make Frosting: Cream together the cream cheese, butter or margarine. Add the confectioner’s sugar, a little at a time. Add 2 teaspoons vanilla and mix well. Spread on cool cake layers. 

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