Parsnip Cake

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Welcome to Claire's: 35 Years of Recipes and Reflections from the Landmark Vegetarian Restaurant

By Claire Criscuolo

Published 2014

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Parsnips are wonderfully old-fashioned, and right now “old school” is hot! Serve this lovely cake with just a dusting of confectioners’ sugar or with Spice Frosting or other frosting for a wonderful indulgence.


  • ¾ cup unbleached all-purpose flour
  • ¾ cup whole wheat flour
  • cups<


  1. Center the oven rack. Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk together the flours, sugar, salt, baking soda, cinnamon, and allspice. In a separate bowl, beat the eggs for 1 minute, using a hand mixer at medium speed. Add the oil and vanilla a