Chocolate-Zucchini Cakes with Walnuts Recipe

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Submitted by carmen_wald

Makes 24 servings



Modified from http://www.marthastewart.com/319343/chocolate-zucchini-cakes-with-walnuts?czone=food/chocolate-center/chocolate-recipes&center=874882&gallery=874542&slide=319343

Recipe Ingredients for Chocolate-Zucchini Cakes with Walnuts

1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, melted and cooled
1 cup sugar
1 large egg
1 1/5 oz pecan halves (24)
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 cup whole wheat flour
1 cup finely grated zucchini (from 1 medium zucchini)
1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1/2 cup (3 ounces) bittersweet chocolate, chopped, or chocolate chips
3 tablespoons Greek Yogurt, Plain, Nonfat
1/2 teaspoon coarse salt
1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
1 Nonstick cooking spray

Recipe Directions for Chocolate-Zucchini Cakes with Walnuts

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a large bowl, stir together butter, sugar, salt, and egg until combined. Add vanilla, zucchini, and sour cream and stir until incorporated. Sift flour and cocoa powder into bowl and stir until combined. Stir in chocolate.

  2. Spray two mini muffin pans with cooking spray. Fill each cup with 2 tablespoons batter and top with a walnut. Bake until a toothpick inserted in center of a muffin comes out clean, 15 to 17 minutes. Let muffins cool slightly in pans on wire racks before serving.

Categories

Dessert

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 32.9g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
121
Calories from Fat
57
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
6.3g
10%
Saturated Fat
3.4g
17%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
19mg
6%
Sodium
74mg
3%
Potassium
56mg
2%
Total Carbohydrates
15.3g
5%
Dietary Fiber
0.8g
3%
Sugars
10.4g
Protein
1.7g
Vitamin A 3% Vitamin C 1%
Calcium 1% Iron 3%
* 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
  • High in saturated fat
  • Very high in sugar
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