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Golden Squash Cake

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Ingredients
  All-purpose flour 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Double acting baking powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Baking soda 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ground cinnamon 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Eggs 2
  Granulated sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Sour cream 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Grated orange peel 1 Teaspoon
  Vanilla extract 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Yellow straight neck squash 1 Cup (16 tbs), grated
  Pitted dates 8 , chopped
  Confectioners sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Whipped cream cheese 2 Tablespoon
  Freshly squeezed orange juice 2 Teaspoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat the oven to 350°F.
2) In a 1-quart fluted tube pan, spray with non-stick cooking spray, keep aside.

MAKING
3) On a wax paper sheet or a paper plate, sift the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt and cinnamon together, keep aside.
4) In a medium mixing bowl, beat the eggs and granulated sugar together until combined.
5) Beat in the sour cream, orange peel and vanilla until thoroughly combined.
6) Stir in the sifted ingredients, then the squash and dates, mix well.
7) Pour the batter into the prepared pan and bake in the preheated oven for 25 to 30 minutes.
8) Turn out the cake on a wire rack and allow to cool for 15 to 20 minutes.

FINALIZING
9) In a small mixing bowl, mix the confectioners' sugar and cream cheese together, stir in the juice and mix well.
10) Place the cooled cake on a platter, drizzle over the mixture and allow the cake to harden.

SERVING
11) Slice and serve on a serving platter.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Squash
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
25 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
8

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