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Zucchini Carrot Bars with Lemon Cream Cheese Frosting
These easy Zucchini Carrot Bars are the best way to eat your veggies! You'll love the bright, lemony cream cheese frosting, too!
cake bars, carrot cake, zucchini
packed brown sugar
canola oil OR coconut oil - both are equally good!
local honey - store bought is OK too
white whole wheat
unbleached flour - I use King Arthur's
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
In a large bowl, blend with wisk attachment -eggs, brown sugar, oil, honey, and vanilla.
Fold in the carrot and zucchini.
In another bowl combine add the flour, baking powder, ginger, cinnamon and baking soda. Mix until just blended.
Add by 1/2 cup at a time flour mixture to the wet mixture. Blend just until combined.
Spread batter into a 13x9 inch pan.
Bake about 25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely in pan on a wire rack.
favorite cream cheese frosting
- adding the peel of 1 lemon and a few drops of
lemon essential oil
(if you have it on hand)
Pipe the frosting over cut bars.