"The first zucchini I ever saw I killed it with a hoe."--John Gould, Monstrous Depravity, 1963

Chocolate Zucchini Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Lisa Mickles
Added: Wednesday, December 5, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 cup of margarine, room temp
1 3/4 cups of sugar
1/2 cup of buttermilk
1 tsp of vanilla extract
1 1/2 cups flour
1/3 unsweetened cocoa
1 tsp of baking soda
1/2 tsp of baking powder
1 tsp of cinnamon
1/2 tsp ground cloves
2 cups of zucchini, shredded
1/3 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips

Directions:
Directions:
Cream together margarine and sugar. Add eggs and blend. Add buttermilk, blend. Add vanilla.

Mix dry ingredients in a separate bowl

grate zucchini

Blend vanilla and then add dry ingredients and blend. Add shredded zucchini and blend.

Spread in cake pan that has been greased and floured. Batter will be thick. Top with chocolate chips.

Bake at 325 F for 40 minutes.

Cool and then drizzle with melted chocolate

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8-12
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
20 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
It is a great way to get rid of any extra zucchini you might have grown in the summer. Plus, it is a good way to hide vegetables from kids!

 

 

 

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