St. Patrick’s Day Cake With No Dyes Or Food Coloring

March 7, 2019

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St. Patrick's Day Cake with a secret ingredient and no food coloring! Coupons4Utah

You are going to love this beautiful green St. Patrick's Day Cake with no dyes or food coloring. The secret ingredient in this St. Patrick's Day Cake, is.......... SPINACH.

Green St. Patrick's Day Cake with a secret ingredient - Coupons4UtshI promise you can't taste it. If you don't believe me, try it and see if your family can guess what the secret ingredient is! If you like zucchini bread, I think you will really like this cake.

Spinach Cake
Serves 15
This moist green cake doesn't have any artificial colors and is perfect for St. Patrick's Day.
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  1. 3 eggs
  2. 1 tsp vanilla extract
  3. 1 1/2 cups of white sugar
  4. 1 8 oz bag of spinach
  5. 3/4 cup of canola oil
  6. 2 tbsp lemon juice
  7. 2 cups white all purpose flour
  8. 3 tsp baking powder
  9. 1/2 tsp salt
  1. Start by greasing a 9x13 inch pan.
  2. Next, tear off the stems from the spinach leaves.
  3. Blend the spinach leaves in a food processor or blender until it is pureed into a paste that resembles baby food. (The better it's pureed, the better your cake will be. You don't want any large chunks of spinach in the cake.)
  4. In a medium size bowl, beat eggs and sugar until light and creamy (it should look almost fluffy).
  5. Then add vanilla extract, canola oil, lemon juice and (approx) 1 cup pureed spinach. Mix until thoroughly combined.
  6. Pour the batter into the greased 9x13 inch pan.
  7. Bake at 350 degrees for about 30 minutes.
  8. When cool, frost with your favorite frosting.
Adapted from Mom What's For Dinner
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On the cake pictured I used a store bought vanilla frosting, but next time I think I will make a homemade cream cheese frosting. Yummy and a great way to sneak some super healthy vegetables into dessert. That means you can have 2 pieces right???

Dye Free, Green St. Patrick's Day Cake with a secret ingredient - Coupons4Utah

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  1. Thanks for the recipe. Love that it's dairy free. Will definitely try it.
    • You're welcome. Come back and let us know how it works for you.
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