Cake mix chocolate zucchini bread

So, Cake mix “hacks” have been some of my favourites lately! They’re so great when you need a quick dessert with minimal effort!

The possibilities are endless!

Of course when you can whip up a dessert that’s delicious, quick AND can sneak some veggies into your kiddies tummies, without a fight…. talk about a major win!

Cake mix zucchini bread

Give this super chocolatey moist zucchini bread a try! I promise it will be a new go to dessert!

  • 1 box chocolate cake mix
  • 1/2 Tbsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 Cup vegetable oil
  • 1/4 Cup milk
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 large, or 2 medium zucchini’s shredded

Preheat oven to 350, and grease a loaf pan

  1. In a large bowl, combine cake mix, cinnamon, milk, oil and eggs until well combined. With no lumps.
  2. Add zucchini and mix well.
  3. Bake for 45 to 55 minutes. Until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  4. Let cool 10 minutes before removing from pan.

Cake mix zucchini bread

The kids had no idea they were eating zucchini and literally Inhaled their slices!

Give it a try today!




Cinnamon Candied Nuts

Candied nuts

Around here, having something to snack on is a must!

These nuts are so easy to whip up, you’ll always want to have them on hand!

They’re amazing on their own, but also perfect for topping your Ice cream , cupcakes or cakes!

They are definitely versatile, if you can keep them around long enough!

  • 1 egg white
  • 1 Tbsp water
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 1/2 lb of walnuts
  • 1 Cup sugar
  • 2 Tbsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg

Preheat oven to 300, grease a large baking pan

  1. In a large bowl, whisk together your egg white, water and vanilla.
  2. Add in your nuts, mixing until well coated.
  3. In a separate small bowl, mix together the: sugar, cinnamon and nutmeg. Add into your nut mixture. Mixing well.
  4. Spread your mixture on the baking sheet. Bake for 40 minutes, mixing once half way through.
  5. Remove from oven and let cool before serving!



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