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Chocolate Zucchini Cake

  • Beginner
  • 12 to 15 servings
  • 3 hr 10 min
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as needed, cooking spray
2-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa
1-1/2 teaspoons Fleischmann's® Baking Powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/8 teaspoon ground cloves
6 tablespoons Mazola® Corn Oil
6 tablespoons butter OR margarine
1-2/3 cups sugar
2 large eggs
1/2 cup buttermilk
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
2 medium zucchini, shredded
3/4 cup chopped walnuts (optional)
3/4 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips


Preheat oven to 350°F. Spray a 13 x 9-inch baking pan with cooking spray.

Combine flour, cocoa, baking powder, soda, salt, cinnamon and cloves in a medium bowl; set aside.

Beat oil, butter and sugar until smooth in a large bowl with mixer at medium speed. Add eggs, buttermilk and vanilla; blend well. Blend in flour mixture; fold in zucchini and walnuts, if desired.

Spread batter in prepared pan; sprinkle chocolate chips evenly over top.

Bake 35 to 40 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool on wire rack. Delicious served with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.

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Reviews (1)

  • This Chocolate Zucchini cake is delicious and relatively easy to make.

    Ken Bentham


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