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Chocolate Zucchini Cake Recipe

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


Submitted by quiltheart

Makes 12 servings



Rich cocoa cake made with grated zucchini.

Recipe Ingredients for Chocolate Zucchini Cake

2 1/2 c regular all-purpose flour, unsifted
1/2 c cocoa
2 1/2 t baking powder
1 1/2 t baking soda
1/4 t salt
1 t cinnamon
3/4 c margarine
2 c sugar
3 eggs
2 t vanilla
2 t grated orange peel
2 c zuchinni, oarsely shredded
1/2 c milk
1 c chopped walnuts

Recipe Directions for Chocolate Zucchini Cake

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

  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.

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

  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 or until a wooden toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool in pan 15 minutes; turn out on wire rack to cool thoroughly.

Categories

Dessert

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 130.4g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
425
Calories from Fat
176
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
19.6g
30%
Saturated Fat
3.0g
15%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
47mg
16%
Sodium
363mg
15%
Potassium
366mg
10%
Total Carbohydrates
58.3g
19%
Dietary Fiber
2.8g
11%
Sugars
34.6g
Protein
7.9g
Vitamin A 12% Vitamin C 7%
Calcium 9% Iron 14%
* 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
C
    Bad points
  • Very high in sugar
  • Contains alcohol
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