Wednesday, November 2, 2016

~Zucchini-Olive Oil Cake and Simple & Sweet Fridays #244~



I've been wanting to make a olive oil cake for awhile now and saw this recipe in my 
Better Homes & Gardens Magazine, August, 2016 issue.
I loved how the recipe calls for zucchini in it.
Since we have yellow and green zucchini growing in our garden,
 I used both of them for the cake.
You can get the recipe here:
 I used olive leaves from our garden and 
fresh figs were added for garnish.
A pretty carved wooden serving plate to display the cake on.
I bought it on a shopping day at Sur La Table.
My friend, Kim, gave me the old vintage green shutters for a birthday gift. I love them next to our chopping table.
I loved the cake!!
I found different colored vegetables for Autumn recipes.
I love the bright colors!
I can't believe Halloween is over and now the next holiday,
Thanksgiving!!

Looking forward to all your inspiring ideas and recipes for the upcoming celebrations!!





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19 comments:

  1. Thank you for the zucchini cake, it looks awesome !
    Thank you for the inspiration too.
    Blessings,
    FABBY

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  2. Your zuke cake's pics are awesome!

    I make zucchini bread often - but love the idea of trying it as a cake - ty for sharing!

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  3. That cake looks fantastic. I`m sure it taste heavenly.
    Hugs from here

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  4. I think you have outdone yourself on that beautiful cake and it's equally beautiful presentation!
    Love the whole cake..rosemary..FIGS and that board♥

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  5. Hi Jody, your cake is so beautiful, as is the presentation of it! Thanks so much for hosting and happy November!
    GIna

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  6. Thank you so much for the feature. Love your cake. I wish I had time to make a beautiful cake like yours. Have a wonderful weekend.
    Jody@Southern Seazons

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  7. Thank you so much for featuring my rhinestone decorated abalone shell. That cake looks so good and I want a piece right now LOL I love cake
    I should be eating those pretty colored vegetables instead, your such a good cook

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  8. What an absolutely gorgeous cake! It looks not only beautiful, but delicious! Thanks for hosting the party, and I hope that you have a wonderful day!!!

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  9. Jody & Stan,
    Lovely new header on your blog, dear friends!
    YuMMy!
    The cake looks divinely delicious!
    Thank you for hosting Simple And Sweet Fridays! each week!
    Fondly,
    Pat

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  10. I love your cake!! I have been looking everywhere for figs like this and here we only get the dried ones. :( I also love that bread board! It's gorgeous!

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  11. Your zucchini cake looks wonderful... A beautiful display as well... Going to try this I just got some fresh zucchini.. Perfect thank you for sharing it with love Janice

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  12. Jody, your cake looks yummy! Thank you for the party. Happy November!

    xo Dianne

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  13. Thank you so much for hosting! So many fantastic ideas here! -Journa, from the team at www.lollyjane.com

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  14. Oh my goodness, your cake looks delicious!! Thanks so much for hosting, Jody!
    Happy Weekend!
    Theresa

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  15. I love the wooden cake platter and even more so, I wish I could reach in and grab some of that cake! Thank you for hosting and I hope you have an enjoyable weekend!

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  16. What a beautiful looking cake! If it tastes half as good as it looks, you have a winner. :) Kit

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