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#1 of 4 Old 09-20-2012, 11:52 PM - Thread Starter
 
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Hello everybody, 

 

I'm a teacher at an international school in China. Our elementary school was declared a nut-free zone to protect some very allergic students. Next week I'm planning to do a baking activity with a class. Problem: I'd like to make a zucchini cake because some children got inspired by the zucchinis in the school garden. However, all the recipes I have found so far contain nuts. Does everybody have experience with substituting nuts in baking recipes? 

 

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I have not tried this recipe, but I like the site because you can check off what you don't want.

 

http://www.yummly.com/recipe/Chocolate-Zucchini-Cake-Ii-Allrecipes

 

There were a few others also, this one is similar to a recipe I make.

 

Enjoy cooking with them :)


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Just leave them out. It's not going to make a big deal unless it calls for nut flours.

 

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Thanks for your help, I didn't know this site.

scsigrl, I was talking about ground nuts, so I really think I'd get a problem with texture / holding together given the moisture of zucchinis.

 

So, I'll have a test run at home over this week and then we'll work from there.

 

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