Pea Pickin' Cake

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@sf_1234

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.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
12
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
35 Min

Ingredients

  • 2 c
    all-purpose flour
  • 2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 1 c
    canola oil or oil of choice
  • 4 large
    eggs
  • 2 c
    pure cane or granulated sugar
  • 4 c
    packed frozen peas, defrosted, cooked, drained and pureed
  • 1/2 c
    lemon juice, fresh
  • 2-3 tsp
    dried mint to taste
  • dash(es)
    green food coloring to desired color
  • 6 Tbsp
    sweet cream butter, softened
  • 3 c
    powdered sugar, sifted
  • 3 Tbsp
    lemon juice, fresh
  • 1/8 tsp
    salt
  • 2 tsp
    lemon zest, grated

How to Make Pea Pickin' Cake

Step-by-Step

  1. Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees. Spray a 9x13 inch baking pan with non-stick baking spray.
  2. In a small mixing bowl, sift together flour, baking soda and salt.
  3. In 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.
  4. Spread 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.
  5. In a medium mixing bowl, with a mixer with whisk attachement. Combine butter, sifted powdered sugar, 3 tbsp lemon juice, salt and lemon zest.
  6. When cake is cool frost with lemon frosting. Cut into 12 pieces.

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About Pea Pickin' Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




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