Thursday, September 10

Chocolate Zucchini Cake


We made this recipe yesterday afternoon. It is a recipe my aunt gave me a few years ago when I visited her.

It was delicious then, it's delicious now. And the best part was the fun of sharing some of it with special friends and a good neighbour!



Chocolate Zucchini Cake

Oven - 350 F
9 x 13 pan

Beat the following together:

1/2 cup butter or marg
1/2 cup oil (I used olive and it was fine)
1 3/4 cup sugar (I used 1/4 cup less)
2 eggs
1 tsp vanilla


Combine the dry ingredients in separate bowl:

5 Tbsp cocoa
2 1/4 cup flour
1/2 tsp salt (opt.)
1/2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp cinnamon


In a measuring cup, mix together:
1/2 cup milk
1 tsp baking soda

2 cups shredded zucchini

Add wet and dry, alternately. Add zucchini. Mix. Put into greased baking pan.


Topping

1/3 cup brown sugar
1/3 cup chopped nuts
1/3 cup chocolate chips

Spread on top of mixture. Bake 30 - 35 minutes.



4 comments:

  1. Why y'all gotta mess up that cake by putting vegetables in it?

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  2. Rondell, you made me LOL!!!! You share my nephew's sentiments about such things!!

    Thanks so much for stopping by!

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  3. We like lots of good things... but chocolate and zucchini are human foods, not for us cats.

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  4. Thanks for sharing this recipe. Was thinking about chocolate zucchini cake as I was looking at the zucchini's growing in my garden....and wanted a recipe.

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