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Zucchini Coconut Cake

Rated as 4.5 out of 5 Stars

"My mom has been making this cake for years using fresh zucchini from the garden. It is a family favorite. It's even great to freeze and bring out when company comes."
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2 h servings 445
Original recipe yields 24 servings (2 9x13-inch cakes)


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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Grease 2 9x13-inch baking pans.
  3. Beat eggs, white sugar, and vegetable oil together until well blended.
  4. Stir flour, baking soda, cinnamon, and salt into egg mixture until batter is just mixed.
  5. Fold zucchini, 1 1/2 cups coconut and 1 1/2 cups black walnuts into batter until evenly distributed.
  6. Divide batter evenly between the prepared baking pans.
  7. Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean, about 30 minutes. Cool in the pans for 10 minutes before removing to cool completely on wire racks.
  8. Beat cream cheese and butter in a large bowl with an electric mixer until smooth.
  9. Gradually beat confectioners' sugar into cream cheese mixture until frosting is light and fluffy.
  10. Fold 1 cup coconut, 1/2 cup black walnuts, raisins, and vanilla extract into cream cheese frosting.
  11. Spread cream cheese frosting over completely cooled cakes.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 445 calories; 25.4 51.5 5.7 48 291 Full nutrition

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I made this but cut it in 1/2 as I only needed one loaf and just spread butter on my slices. DELICIOUS!! I've already passed this recipe on.

Made it twice . Followed the recipe exactly. It didn't rise either time. I cut it in thirds , frosted it and it was very tasty. I really wish I knew why it didn't rise and I probably wont mak...

I have made this twice. Last time someone said it was the 'best zucchini bread he had ever tasted'. I am inclined to agree. The first time I made it with butter, and it was remarkably like the...

I made this for Thanksgiving and everyone loved it!! Super easy to make :) Thanks!!