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Help - Avocado Tea Cake Recipe?


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Help - Avocado Tea Cake Recipe?

artofdescribing | | Mar 5, 2011 10:09 AM

I've been desperately searching for an avocado tea cake recipe after I had a bite of my friends' a few weeks ago. (She bought it from a bakery). I want to be able to bake it for my boyfriend for our anniversary...he loves avocado!

I've been able to find avocado cake and avocado bread recipes...but I think they're very different (heavier, denser, all frosted up) than what I'm looking for. The tea cake I tried was small, slightly green but otherwise had the texture/density of any other tea cake I've had before.

I'm thinking of modifying a zucchini tea cake recipe I found and swapping in the insides of an avocado for the zucchini in a recipe? What do you think? It would go something like this....

2 egg whites

1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

Zest of 1 orange

1/2 cup vegetable oil

3/4 cup sugar

1/2 teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon cinnamon

1 teaspoon baking soda

1/2 teaspoon baking powder

1 cup flour

1 avocado

The recipe is adapted from the a Zucchini Tea Cake recipe in the LA Times.

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