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 Carrot, Zucchini & Date Cake

20 minutes plus 4 hours to stand, preparation + 1 1– ¼ hours cooking
7 serves of vegies in this recipe

2 cups dates, pitted and chopped
½ cup bran cereal (e.g. Allbran ®)
½ cup untoasted muesli
1 ½ cups low-fat milk
½ cup brown sugar
1 teaspoon cinnamon
½ cup low-fat natural yoghurt
1 egg, beaten
1 cup zucchini, grated
1 cup carrot, grated
2 cups self-raising flour
1 cup wholemeal self-raising flour

Combine dates, bran cereal, muesli, milk, sugar and cinnamon and allow to stand for 4 hours or overnight. Preheat oven to 180 °C. Line a 23cm square cake tin. Add yoghurt, egg, zucchini and carrot to the date mixture and mix well. Add flour and combine. Pour mixture into tin and
bake for 1-1 ¼ hours until firm and browned. Cool on a wire rack.

Serves 12.

This cake can be frozen. Individually wrap slices for a healthy lunch box treat.

Recipe © State of Western Australia, 2012.

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