Thursday, June 30, 2016

My Family's Zucchini Cake Bake Off

It all started with an excess of zucchini.
Last time I visited my parents and Nancy,
their garden was producing zucchini big time.
Nancy loaded me up with it when I returned home.
Since then I have been baking
and now have 16 loaves in my freezer.
(Don't ask why.)

Nancy, on the other hand found a recipe for a wonderful sounding

It was a hit...

...and was declared "a winner" by my Dad.
You'd have to know him to know
what high praise that is.

At any rate, Nancy's cake was enough to inspire our
brother Rick, who lives in Germany and is
quite the cook to give the cake a try.

His cake was a success too!

Well, that was more than I could stand.
I needed to make this cake too!
(I cannot let my little sister and little brother
get ahead of me in the cooking department...)

I served it yesterday to my knitting group 
who were meeting here.
I didn't hear any complaints.
(You can find the original recipe here.)

So, I am laying down the gauntlet to my other brother Bill,


Linda said...

Looks amazing! Thank you the recipe link!

At Rivercrest Cottage said...

thanks for sharing the recipe link. Looks wonderful and got a kick out of the family challenge.

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