Recipe Box

Chocolate Zucchini Cake August 14, 2006

Filed under: desserts — bonny @ 2:45 pm

This recipe, which I originally found in The Best of Byerly’s: A Recipe Collection,is a summer standard here.

1/2 c butter, softened

1/2 c vegetable oil

1 3/4 c sugar

1 tsp vanilla

2 eggs

1/2 c buttermilk

2 1/2 c flour

1/2 c unsweetened cocoa powder

1 tsp baking soda

1/2 tsp baking powder

2 c coarsely shredded zucchini

1/2 c semi-sweet chocolate chips

1/2 c chopped nuts

Grease and flour 9×13 inch baking pan.  Preheat oven to 325.  Cream butter, oil and sugar; blend in vanilla, eggs and buttermilk.  Combine dry ingredients; stir into creamed mixture with zucchini.  Pour into prepared pan.  Sprinkle with chocolate chips and nuts.  Bake until cake tests done with wooden pick, about 50 minutes.  Cool on wire rack.

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