Cocoa Zucchini Cake Recipe

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Cocoa Zucchini Cake

Sharon Whitley

By
@aggiemom20002000

A little different twist on Zucchini bread. For the cholocate lovers in my house and yours.


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Serves:

12

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

1 Hr

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

2 1/2 c
all purpose flour
1/2 c
unsweetened cocoa powder
2 1/2 tsp
baking powder
1 1/2 tsp
baking soda
1 tsp
salt
1 tsp
gound cinnamon
3/4 c
butter or margarine
2 c
sugar
3 large
eggs
3 c
finely shredded unpeeled zucchini
1 c
chopped walnuts
2 tsp
vanilla
1/2 c
milk

CREAM CHEESE FROSTING

2
3 ounce packages softened cream cheese
1/2 c
butter or margarine
2 tsp
vanilla
4 c
sifted powdered sugar

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Grease and lightly flour a 10 inch tube pan. Stir together flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, baking soda, salt and cinnamon.

In large mixing bowl beat butter on medium speed of electric mixer about 30 seconds. Add sugar and beat till fluffy.
2
Add eggs, one at a time, beating well on medium speed. Stir in zucchini, nuts, and vanilla.

Add dry ingredients and milk alternately to beaten mixture, beating on low speed after each addition.
3
Turn batter into prepared pan. Bake in a 350 oven about 1 hour or till cake tests done.

Cool on wire rack 10 minutes. Remove cake from pan and cool thoroughly. Frost with Cream Cheese Frosting.
4
Cream Cheese Frosting: In mixer bowl beat together the cream cheese, butter and vanilla till fluffy. Gradually add 4 cups powdered sugar, beating until smooth.

About this Recipe

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