Chocolate Zucchini Cake Recipe
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Chocolate Zucchini Cake Recipe

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The hint of chocolate in this moist cake is an unexpected flavor and a nice surprise.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 35 min.
MAKES:12-16 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 35 min.
MAKES: 12-16 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1-1/2 cups sugar
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup baking cocoa
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 2 cups shredded zucchini
  • 1/2 cup chopped nuts
  • 1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 piece) equals 372 calories, 23 g fat (9 g saturated fat), 58 mg cholesterol, 298 mg sodium, 39 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 5 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a bowl, cream butter, oil and sugar. Add eggs, milk and vanilla; mix well. Combine flour, cocoa, baking soda, baking powder, salt, cinnamon and cloves; gradually add to creamed mixture. Stir in zucchini.
  2. Spread into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking pan. Sprinkle with nuts and chocolate chips. Bake at 350° for 35-40 minutes or until cake tests done. Yield: 12-16 servings.
Originally published as Chocolate Zucchini Cake in Bountiful Harvest Cookbook 1994, p25

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 piece) equals 372 calories, 23 g fat (9 g saturated fat), 58 mg cholesterol, 298 mg sodium, 39 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 5 g protein.

Reviews for Chocolate Zucchini Cake

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Reviewed Aug. 21, 2013

Wonderful! Wouldn't change a thing...took it to a party last night, and came home with only 4 pieces left. Everyone raved about it.

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Reviewed Aug. 3, 2013

This was a hit not only at home but at work. I even made it using some shredded carrots with it. also good.

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Reviewed Sep. 25, 2011

Very good! I would put more chocolate chips on top next time..it didnt seem like it was enough.

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Reviewed Aug. 19, 2011

This was a ok cake, not what i expecting. I was looking for a cake with more chocolate flavor, so if you want a chocolatey cake I would suggest finding a different recipe.

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Reviewed Jul. 11, 2011

Amazing!! Moist and gone fast.. we couldn't stop eating it!

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