Chocolate Zucchini Cake Recipe

Looking for an easy Chocolate Zucchini Cake recipe? Learn how to make Chocolate Zucchini Cake using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by maple78

Makes 15 servings



oven 350 Cut in thin slices to serve. Makes 10-12 servings.

Recipe Ingredients for Chocolate Zucchini Cake

2 1/2 cups regular all-purpose flour, unsifted
1/2 cup cocoa
2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon cinnamon
3/4 cup butter
2 cups sugar
3 eggs
2 teaspoons vanilla
2 teaspoons grated orange peel
2 cups zucchini
1/2 cup milk

Recipe Directions for Chocolate Zucchini Cake

  1. Preheat the oven to 350F.

  2. 1 Combine the flour, cocoa, baking powder, soda, salt, and cinnamon; set aside.

  3. 2 With a mixer, beat together the butter and the sugar until they are smoothly blended. Add the eggs to the butter and sugar mixture one at a time, beating well after each addition. With a spoon, stir in the vanilla, orange peel, and zucchini.

  4. 3 Alternately stir the dry ingredients and the milk into the zucchini mixture, including the nuts with the last addition.

  5. 4 Pour the batter into a greased and flour-dusted 10-inch tube pan or bundt pan. Bake in the oven for about 50 minutes (test at 45 minutes!) or until a wooden pick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool in pan 15 minutes; turn out on wire rack to cool thoroughly.

  6. 5 Drizzle glaze over cake.

  7. Glaze: Mix together 2 cups powdered sugar, 3 Tablespoons milk, and 1 teaspoon vanilla. Beat until smooth.

Categories

Dessert

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 96.4g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
289
Calories from Fat
97
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
10.8g
17%
Saturated Fat
6.4g
32%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
62mg
21%
Sodium
365mg
15%
Potassium
247mg
7%
Total Carbohydrates
45.7g
15%
Dietary Fiber
1.7g
7%
Sugars
27.5g
Protein
4.3g
Vitamin A 7% Vitamin C 5%
Calcium 6% Iron 9%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
D
    Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
  • Very high in sugar
  • Contains alcohol
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