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Cucuzza Cake Recipe

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This recipe for Cucuzza Cake, by , is from Cooking from the Family Kitchen - Volume 2, one of the cookbooks created at We'll help you start your own personal cookbook! It's easy and fun. Click here to start your own cookbook!

Sharon Nicholas Gonzales


2 c flour
1 tsp cinnamon
tsp baking soda
tsp baking powder
2 eggs
1 1/3 c sugar
2/3 c oil
2 tsp vanilla
1 c grated cucuzza (no large seeds)
1 tsp fresh orange zest
c crushed pineapple (drained)
c chopped pecans

***glaze-1 c powdered sugar,6 drops milk,⅛ t almond extract mix well

Preheat oven 350.Shift flour and add cinnamon, baking soda, and baking powder together set aside. Beat eggs with sugar, oil, and vanilla. Add flour mixture to egg mixture and mix well. Add grated cucuzza, orange zest, pineapple, and pecans. Mix well.

Divide batter into 2 greased loaf pans (pans should be 1/2 full)
Bake 45 minutes or until cakes test done.

Let cool/remove cakes from pan and glaze.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Cucuzza is full of vitamins and other essential vitamins.




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