After making the Gallo Family Zesty Pea Puree' recipe, several times already. I saw a old title for a recipe called Pea Pickin' Cake thought the title was funny. Decided to literally make a pea flavored cake.
1Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees. Spray a 9x13 inch baking pan with non-stick baking spray.
2In a small mixing bowl, sift together flour, baking soda and salt.
3In a large mixing bowl, with mixer combine eggs and sugar. Mix in oil. Mix in flour mixture. Puree together pureed peas and 1/2 c lemon juice until smooth. Mix pea puree into batter. Mix in food coloring. Stir in dried mint.
4Spread batter evenly in baking pan and bake for 28-33 minutes or until golden brown and tester comes out clean. Remove from oven to wire rack to cool completely.
5In a medium mixing bowl, with a mixer with whisk attachement. Combine butter, sifted powdered sugar, 3 tbsp lemon juice, salt and lemon zest.
6When cake is cool frost with lemon frosting. Cut into 12 pieces.