Chocolate Zucchini Cake

Julia Ferguson

By
@judyjellybean

Chocolaty, Slight Hint of Spice, Very Moist, Very Addictive, No Icing Required.
I love this cake, it's slightly different with the addition of cinnamon and cloves. I made this cake and took to work one day when we had a visiting programmer. He could not stay out of this cake.

Recipe Source:Hoosier Cookbook, copyright 1976


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Serves:

12 or less, depends on how big servings are

Cook:

45 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1/2 c
soft margarine
1/2 c
vegetable oil
1 3/4 c
sugar
2
eggs
1 tsp
vanilla
1/2 c
buttermilk or *sour milk
2 1/2 c
flour
4 Tbsp
cocoa
1/2 tsp
baking powder
1 tsp
baking soda
1/2 tsp
ground cinnamon
1/2 tsp
ground cloves
2 c
zucchini, finely grated
1/2 to 1 c
chocolate chips, (i use 1 cup)
*to make sour milk or buttermilk: in glass measuring cup, place 1 1/2 tsp. lemon juice or vinegar, add enough milk to meausre 1/2 cup, let stand 5 minutes.

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cream margarine, oil and sugar. Add eggs, vanilla and sour milk; beat mixture until throughly combined. Mix in flour, cocoa, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon and cloves. Stir in zucchini. Pour into greased 9x13 baking dish. Sprinkle top of cake with chocolate chips. Bake at 325 degrees F. for 45 minutes until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Chocolate
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy