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Zucchini or Patty Pan Fudge Cake

Zucchini or Patty Pan Fudge Cake

4  organic eggs                                                           

3 cups coarsely shredded, unpeeled zucchini

2 cups organic sugar                           

3/4 cup butter, softened                                  

3 cups organic flour                                       

1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa                            

Chocolate Frosting:

2 tsp. baking powder                                       

1cup butter

2 tsp. baking soda                                             

2 lbs. confectionary sugar

3/4 tsp. salt                                                     

1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa

1 cup buttermilk                                              

1/2 cup organic milk                                                                                                                                                        

1 cup chopped walnuts or pecans, if desired    

In a large bowl, beat eggs until fluffy.  Add sugar gradually; beating until mixture is thick and lemon-colored.  Beat in vanilla and butter.  Combine flour, cocoa, baking powder, soda and salt; stir 1/2 of dry ingredients into egg mixture.  Add buttermilk; Mix.  Add remaining flour mixture; beat until smooth.  Fold in zucchini and nuts.  Divide batter into four 8 or 9 in. round, greased and floured pans.  Bake at 350 for 25-30 minutes or until top springs back when gently pressed.  Cool in pans 10 min.; remove to wire racks and cool completely. 

Make frosting by combining all ingredients in a large bowl; beat until creamy.  Frost with chocolate frosting.  Yield 20 servings. This cake is delicious at room temperature, but even better once refrigerated for a day!

Products for saleApril 27th, 2017

   Our farm store hours can be found here. Please note that the farm store is closed on Sundays. *We only accept cash or checks at this time. Thank you! ** The office is closed Saturday &

Registration FormApril 26th, 2017

Click here for a printable PDF registration form, including fruit and vegetable share pricing for 2017. Registration forms can be printed and returned to "Thorpe's Farm" at 12866 Route 78, East Aurora

About our CSAApril 26th, 2017

Thorpes Organic Family Farm 2017 OCSA (Organic Customer Supported Agriculture)  Our family, for the 15th year, is offering certified organic vegetable shares, as well as fruit shares for the

We're hiring!

We are in search of a bread baker! For more info, please click here.

2017 Summer CSA

Our summer CSA registration form is ready! Click here to see early bird discounts. Our brochure is available here.

End of Season Citrus & Potato Sale

Our organic grapefruit "2nds" & Valencia oranges "2nds" (fruit with blemishes/imperfections) are on sale at half the cost of our regular oranges & grapefruit. Stop by the store and pick some up before they're gone! 12 oz. bottles of orange juice are $2.25 ea., 5 for $2 and a case of 25 for $1.75 ea./$43.75. Valencia oranges are reduced to $5.50/5#, $9/10#, 1/2 cs./$17 and a case/$31. Gold potatoes 5 lb./$5.50 and 10 lb./$10.25.

Certified organic potato seed for sale

We have our own organic seed potatoes available for sale for $.50/lb. The variety available is called "Satina" and produces a creamy potato with golden skin and flesh. Call or email us to place your order!

Pork & Beef Sale

Whole pig - $3.55 lb.  Pork sides - $3.60 lb. Beef sides - $4.25 lb. Beef quarters - $4.35 lb. Either call or email the office to place your order.

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