The 7 cup savory cake with zucchini and cheese is a variant of the most famous sweet 7 cup cake, made for breakfast or snack.

A very tasty variant, perfect to serve as an appetizer in a buffet since it can be served comfortably in slices. The preparation is very simple and its peculiarity is the use of the yogurt cup as a unit of measure. That makes the realization of this dish even easier since it will not be necessary to weigh the ingredients.

The possible variations to serve a 7 cup savory cake in a different way are really many, depending on the tastes or situations.

Let’s see how to prepare it


  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup white yogurt
  • 1 cup seed oil
  • 3 cups 00 flour
  • 1 cup Parmesan cheese
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 tablespoons instant yeast
  • 150 g cooked ham
  • 150 g cheese
  • 2 zucchini
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • salt, to taste

7 cup savory cake with zucchini and cheese


Cut the ends of the zucchini and cut them into slices and then into cubes.
In a large non-stick pan add extra virgin olive oil and a clove of garlic. When this starts to brown, add the zucchini, mix everything well and add salt. Cook until the zucchini begins to soften.

7 cup savory cake with zucchini and cheese
Cooking zucchini

Once cooked, put the courgettes in a bowl to warm up and start to prepare the 7 cup savory cake.

In a large bowl, add the eggs and a cup of yogurt. Wash and dry the empty cup of yogurt and use it to measure all the other ingredients. Add a cup of seed oil, three cups of 00 flour, a cup of Parmesan, one of milk and finally the instant yeast.

7 cup savory cake with zucchini and cheese
Mixing the ingredients

Use a whisk to mix all the ingredients to have a perfectly homogeneous and quite thick mixture. Add the ham cubes, the cheese cubes and the cold zucchini cubes. Mix with a spatula gently not to break the zucchini.

7 cup savory cake with zucchini and cheese
Zucchini, ham and cheese

Pour the stuffing into a pan previously buttered or buttered with non-stick spray. Cook in a preheated oven at 356°F for 40 minutes. Once ready, let it cool and serve in slices.

7 cup savory cake with zucchini and cheese


Store the 7 cup savory cake with zucchini and cheese for 2-3 days in an airtight container covered with food wrap film.

Serve it at room temperature or heat it again in a microwave oven or in a traditional oven if you want to enjoy it hot.

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