Zucchini Pie: Healthy alternative to banana bread

Zucchini Pie: Healthy alternative to banana bread
Zucchini is an ingredient in many dishes. They are usually found in salads or main courses. The pumpkin fruit is also a real highlight in the cake!

As a sponge cake, zucchini cake impresses with its easy preparation and delicious taste. The pumpkin fruit makes the cake particularly juicy. The preparation time is 90 minutes in total. Here is a recipe for Zucchini Pie.

Ingredients for a zucchini pie

  • 300 g grated courgettes (drained)
  • 150 g almonds (ground)
  • 3 Owner
  • 100 ml
  • 200 g coconut flour zucchini
  • 250 g spelled wholemeal flour
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 TL Backpulver
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 packet of vanilla sugar
  • 100 g chopped dark chocolate or chocolate chips

Preparation of the zucchini cake

  1. First mix the dry ingredients flour, cinnamon, sugar, baking powder, vanilla sugar, baking soda and almonds in a mixing bowl.
  2. Stir in the eggs, oil, zucchini and  chocolate  until a liquid batter forms.
  3. Pour batter into preferred baking pan.
  4. Bake in the oven at 180 degrees for 50 to 60 minutes.

The alternative to banana bread

Whether at breakfast or as a snack on the go: zucchini cake is the delicious alternative to banana bread. The  fiber  in the zucchini, almonds and wholemeal flour fills you up and keeps you fit for a long time in a healthy way. Thus, the zucchini cake can also shine as a healthy snack when losing weight.

Zucchini: a rich pumpkin fruit

The zucchini is a versatile accompaniment in different dishes and impresses with a variety of vitamins, a high water content and few calories. In addition to water, the pumpkin fruit contains carbohydrates, protein, fiber as well as  sodiumpotassium  and calcium. Zucchini also contains vitamin A and vitamin E.

The pumpkin fruit is ideal for planting in the home garden or raised bed and requires little care other than water in a dry summer. Just try it yourself and enjoy the zucchini in a cake or as a main course.


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