• Zucchini and Cherry Bundt Cake with Date Glaze

Zucchini and Cherry Bundt Cake with Date Glaze

makes 1 standard bundt cake

you will need:

for the cake
2 cups spelt flour
1 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt

10 dates, pitted and soaked
1/2 cup applesauce
1 tsp apple cider vinegar
1/2 cup coconut oil- softened
1/2 cup + 1/3 cup cold water

1 small zucchini finely shredded, about 2 cups
1 cup fresh cherries, pitted and sliced in half

for the glaze
6 dates, soaked & pitted
2 tsp coconut oil
1/4 cup cold water
2 tsp maple syrup

pre heat oven 350*

grease a standard bundt pan with coconut oil and lightly dust with spelt flour

in a medium bowl combine all dry ingredients, set aside

in a food processor, with an s blade process the dates until well blended. add apple sauce and process until smooth. add the date mixture apple cider vinegar, softened coconut oil & cold water - mix until just combined. add shredded zucchini and mix until well combined - gently stir in cherries.

pour mixture into prepared bundt pan - bake in pre heated oven for 30- 35 minutes or until a wooden skewers comes out clean when tested in the center of the cake. remove from oven and allow to fully cool in pan on a wire rack before inverting onto a serving plate.

while the cake is cooling prepare date glaze - in a food processor, process all ingredients for the glaze until desired consistency is reached. once the cake has cooled, generously spread the date glaze over the top of the fully cooled bundt cake.

Source: http://sundaymorningbananapancakes.blogspot.it/2012/08/zucchini-cherry-bundt-date-glaze.html