Chocolate Zucchini Cake

1
Cassie *

By
@1lovetocook1x

This cake is so super-moist and fluffy, and also quick and easy ...a great way to get those veggies into the kiddos without them knowing..lol!

Rating:
★★★★★ 4 votes
Comments:
Serves:
12 - 15
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
55 Min

Ingredients

Add to Grocery List

2 c
flour
2 c
sugar
3/4 c
unsweetened cocoa powder
2 tsp
baking soda
1 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
salt
1 tsp
ground cinnamon
4
eggs
1 1/2 c
vegetable oil
3 c
grated zucchini
3/4 c
chopped walnuts (optional)

FROSTING

2 c
sugar
1 c
unsweetened baking cocoa
1 c
milk
1/2 c
butter
1/4 c
light corn syrup
1/4 tsp
salt
2 tsp
vanilla
2 -1/2 - 3 c
confectioners' sugar

How to Make Chocolate Zucchini Cake

Step-by-Step

  • 1Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

    Grease and flour a 9x13 inch baking pan.
  • 2In a medium bowl, stir together the flour, sugar, cocoa, baking soda, baking powder, salt and cinnamon. Add the eggs and oil, mix well.

    Fold in the nuts and zucchini until they are evenly distributed. Pour into the prepared pan.
  • 3Bake for 50 to 60 minutes in the preheated oven, until a knife inserted into the center comes out clean. Cool cake completely before frosting.
  • 4Fudge Frosting if using:

    In medium sauce pan, mix sugar and cocoa. Stir in milk, butter/margarine, corn syrup and salt. Heat to boiling, stirring frequently. Boil 3 minutes, stirring occasionally. Cool for 45 minutes.

    Beat in vanilla and enough powdered sugar for spreading consistency.

Printable Recipe Card

About Chocolate Zucchini Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes, Chocolate
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtag: #zucchini




Show 26 Comments & Reviews

14 Best Chocolate Cupcake Recipes

14 Best Chocolate Cupcake Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Mmm, there’s just something magical about a tasty chocolate cupcake that just makes our mouths water. We searched high and low on Pinterest for some seriously awesome chocolate cupcake recipes...

Sponge Cake Recipes That'll Inspire You To Get Baking

Sponge Cake Recipes That'll Inspire You to Get Baking

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

While the concept of a sponge cake is simple (eggs, butter, sugar, and flour), the result is a very impressive dessert. The first sponge cake recipe appeared as early as...

Flavorful Blueberry Recipes To Brighten Your Day

Flavorful Blueberry Recipes to Brighten Your Day

Kitchen Crew

The markets are bursting with blueberries these days! That makes me very happy because not only are they yummy, they're super healthy. Packed with antioxidants, research shows blueberries can help...