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Kim's Zucchini Cupcakes


INGREDIENTS:

    BATTER
  • 2 medium zucchini or 1 large one
  • 2 1/2 cups of flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons cinnimon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 1/3 cups sugar
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1/2 cup orange juice (optional)

    LEMON ICING
  • Powdered sugar
  • Milk
  • Lemon juice

BATTER
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. 
  • Shred zucchini, you need about 1 1/2 cups. Set aside. 
  • In a large bowl mix flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon and cloves. Set this bowl aside. 
  • In a mixing bowl beat eggs on #4. 
  • Stir in oil, sugar, orange juice, almond extract and zucchini. 
  • Add your dry ingredients. 
  • After everything is mixed well pour into an ungreased pan or into paper cupcake holders. 
  • Bake for 35-40 minutes or until done. 


LEMON ICING
  • This icing is basically your choice. if you want a lot of it then i suggest maybe two cups of the powdered sugar. if you want less then only one cup. 
  • Add a tablespoon of milk at a time until you get the consistence you want. 
  • Add lemon juice until you get the flavor you desire. 
  • Drizzle icing on top of cake and enjoy

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