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Chocolate Zucchini Roll

 Chocolate Zucchini Roll
"I created this moist cake roll to use my garden zucchini," says Victoria Zmarzley-Hahn from Northampton, Pennsylvania.
10 ServingsPrep: 20 min. Bake: 15 min. + cooling

Ingredients

  • 3 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup baking cocoa
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup shredded peeled zucchini
  • FILLING:
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 2 teaspoons McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar
  • Additional confectioners' sugar

Directions

  • Line a greased 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan with waxed paper.
  • Grease the paper; set aside. In a large bowl, beat eggs for 3
  • minutes. Gradually add sugar; beat for 2 minutes or until mixture
  • becomes thick and lemon-colored. Stir in zucchini and vanilla.
  • Combine the flour, cocoa, baking soda, cinnamon and salt; add to egg
  • mixture until well blended. (batter will be thick).
  • Spread batter evenly in prepared pan. Bake at 350° for 10-15
  • minutes or until cake springs back when lightly touched. Cool for 5

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Chocolate Zucchini Roll (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • minutes. Invert onto a kitchen towel dusted with cocoa. Gently peel
  • off waxed paper. Roll up cake in the towel jelly-roll style,
  • starting with a short side. Cool completely on a wire rack.
  • For filling, in a large bowl, beat cream cheese, butter and vanilla
  • until fluffy. Beat in confectioners' sugar until smooth.
  • Unroll cake; spread filling evenly over cake to within 1/2 in. of
  • edges. Roll up again. Place seam side down on a serving platter.
  • Dust with confectioners' sugar. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour.
  • Yield: 10 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 309 calories, 15 g fat (8 g saturated fat), 101 mg cholesterol, 318 mg sodium, 40 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 6 g protein.