I was given a big bag of summer squash so I’m trying to put it all to good use… I pulled out my recipe for Chocolate Zucchini Cake. I love this as it’s very easy and makes a wonderfully moist, dense cake.
Here’s the recipe:
1/2 cup butter
1 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup white sugar
1/2 c oil
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/2 teaspoon allspice
1/2 t cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
2 teaspoons baking soda
2 tablespoons cocoa
1/2 cup buttermilk (I just put a tablespoon of vinegar in 1/2 cup of milk)
1 1/2 cups flour
2 cups grated zucchini
1 cup chocolate chips
Mike together bake in a 9 x 13 pan at 325 for 40-45 minutes.
1 tablespoon butter
1 T milk
3/4 cup chocolate chips
Microwave on high for 1 minute or until stirred smooth. Frost cake.
It’s simple and easy and might help you get ahead of those summer squash…YUM!! We’re at a picnic today so I’m taking it to share.
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Thanks for the recipes, have a very large zucchini that needs attention.
What size pan for the zucchini cake?? Looks really yummy.
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When I first made this cake, I didn’t tell my husband it had zucchini in it. He never would have touched it. Later when he asked me to make that good chocolate cake, I told him it was made with zucchini. He loves it.
I make mine in the blender. Put wet ingredients into the blender, add zucchini chunks and blend. Then pour into combined dry ingredients. Works great and so easy.
Mine calls for a 9 X 13 pan. Bakes for about 45 minutes.
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