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Chocolate Zucchini Cake Recipe

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Added: Sunday, December 23, 2007


2 cups grated zucchini
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup flour
1/3 cup cocoa powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon cinnamon
2 eggs
1 cup sugar
1 tablespon grated orange peel
3/4 cup oil

Preheat oven to 350

Grease 13 x 9 baking dish.

Place zucchini in a colander; sprinkle with salt. Set aside to drain.

Mix together flour, cocoa powder, aking soda, and cinnamon.

Mix together eggs, sugar, and orange peel; stir in oil.

Stir flour mixture into egg mixture until moistened.

Press zucchini with paper towles to extract moisture. Stir zucchini into batter. Scrape into prepared pan.

Bake 20-25 minutes; transfer pan to wire rack to cool completely.

Mix together: 2 cups powdered sugar, 1/4 cup butter, softened, 2 tablespoons orange juice, 1 teaspoon grated orange peel.

Spread icing on cooled cake.

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