About this recipe: This cake has so many surprise ingredients there are almost too many to list! Don't be put off by the veggies - the parsnip and courgette nicely complement the more typical cake ingredients of carrot and apple. The cinnamon cream cheese frosting is literally the icing on the cake!
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Altered ingredient amounts. use about 175 g icing sugar for topping. but increase the cream cheese or add lime zest to calm sweetness down. also instead of 150 g sugar, make it 125g. and a little less brown. - 22 May 2011
I thought this cake sounded absolutely delicious and couldn't wait for it to finish baking so I could get stuck in! Unfortunately I found it very dense and overly moist. I will try making it again at some point but will use less eggs and will try and drain the courgettes before they're added in case that was the cause of the excess moisture. - 02 Oct 2010
Delicious cake. The icing allow my sister, how is very picky with food, even able to enjoy it. Sweet cake that is nutrious too. Thanks - 02 Apr 2011 (Review from Allrecipes AU | NZ)