Spicy Squash Bread with a White Chocolate & Cream Cheese Frosting

Ready for a new, delicious cake recipe?

I have to say: This one was a bit of a journey for me.

It took some trial and error, but I finally got it right the first time. And let me tell you, it was a total game-changer.

I decided to play around with some new ingredients, specifically gluten-free flour, and I have to say I’ve had a blast experimenting with different recipes.

I’ve made delicious pancakes, oatmeal, and even risotto, all using buckwheat flour.

It’s a great way to mix things up and is perfect for post-workout meals.

Now let’s talk about the icing on this cake.

Can we take a moment to appreciate how beautiful it is?

This recipe is easy to make sugar-free.

Just replace the sugar in the batter with your favorite alternative sweetener and use sugar-free white chocolate for the frosting.

I even made this recipe as sweet bread. It was amazing for breakfast or a snack.

This recipe is a winner whether you’re looking for a healthy treat, a delicious breakfast, or want to impress your friends and family with a beautiful cake.

Give it a try, and let me know what you think!

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Spicy Squash Bread

Spicy Squash Bread w. White Chocolate & Cream Cheese Frosting
Course Dessert
Servings 1 loaf
Calories 1947kcal


  • 1 cup buckwheat flour
  • ½ cup brown rice flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • ½ tsp ground vanilla
  • ½ tsp ground ginger
  • ½ tsp ground cardamom
  • ¼ tsp ground nutmeg
  • ¼ tsp ground cloves
  • 1 medium zucchini
  • 2.5 ripe bananas approximately 200 g
  • 100 g walnuts, chopped
  • 4 tbsp coconut sugar sweetener of your choice
  • 1 heaping tbsp virgin coconut oil or butter, soft
  • 2 organic eggs
  • A generous pinch of salt


  • 100 g white chocolate
  • 200 g cream cheese
  • Zest from 1 organic lemon + 1 tbsp juice
  • ½ tsp ground vanilla


  • Preheat oven to 350/175 (fan)
  • Whisk together eggs, oil, mashed bananas, sugar, spices, psyllium and salt. Add the grated zucchini and the chopped nuts. Mix the flours and baking powder and stir it into the batter.
  • Line a loaf pan, pour in the batter and bake for 45-60 min, until a pin comes out clean. Set a side to cool completely.
  • Melt chocolate in a double boiler. Whisk in cream cheese, lemon and vanilla until well combined. Top you cake in your preferred design and serve it straight away or store in the fridge until your guests arrive.


Calories: 1947kcal | Carbohydrates: 221g | Protein: 39g | Fat: 107g | Saturated Fat: 61g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 6g | Monounsaturated Fat: 29g | Cholesterol: 223mg | Sodium: 1588mg | Potassium: 1512mg | Fiber: 18g | Sugar: 71g | Vitamin A: 2724IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 950mg | Iron: 8mg