Chocolate Zucchini Cake Recipe

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Chocolate Zucchini Cake

Jennette Canto

By
@Jennette

One of my favorite cakes that my beloved grandmother would make.


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Serves:

12

Cook:

1 Hr

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

2 1/2 c
flour
1/2 c
unsweetened, cocoa
2 1/2 tsp
baking powder
1 1/2 tsp
baking soda
1 tsp
salt
1 tsp
cinnamon
3/4 c
butter
2 c
sugar
3
eggs
2 tsp
grated, orange peel
2 tsp
vanilla extract
2 c
coarsely, shredded, unpeeled zucchini (almost 4 medium). lightly packed
1/2 c
milk
1 c
chopped walnuts

GLAZE

2 c
powderd sugar
3 Tbsp
milk
1 tsp
vanilla extract

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a bowl, combine flour, cocoa, baking powder, baking soda, salt and cinnamon. Set aside.
2
In a large bowl, use electric mixer, beat butter and sugar until fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
3
Stir in orange peel, vanilla and zucchini.
4
Alternately stir flour mixture and milk into zucchini mixture, including nuts with last addition.
5
Pour batter into a greased and floured dusted 10 inch tube or bundt pan. Bake in a 350 degrees oven for about 1 hour or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean.
6
Let cool. Prepare Glaze and drizzle over cooled cake.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Chocolate
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American