Chocolate Zucchini Cake

Rating: 
4
Average: 4 (2 votes)
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If you've ever grown zucchini in your garden, you know how a bountiful harvest leaves you questing for more unique ways to enjoy the fruits (or vegetables) of your labor. One taste of this incredibly moist cake and your quest will end.

530
Calories
23g
Fat
7g
Protein
8
Servings

Ingredients

1/4 c butter
1/2 c vegetable oil
1 3/4 c sugar
2 eggs
1 c Stonyfield Organic Fat Free French Vanilla Yogurt
1 t vanilla extract
2 c all-purpose flour
1 t baking soda
1/2 t ground cinnamon
1/2 t ground cloves
1/2 t salt
4 T unsweetened cocoa powder
2 1/2 c grated zucchini
1/4 c ground walnuts
1/4 c semisweet chocolate chips
Nutrition Information: 
Calories: 
530
Calories from Fat: 
200
Total Fat: 
23g
Saturated Fat: 
6g
Cholesterol: 
60mg
Sodium: 
35mg
Total Carbohydrate: 
79g
Dietary Fiber: 
3g
Sugars: 
52g
Protein: 
7g
Vitamin A: 
6%
Vitamin C: 
10%
Calcium: 
8%
Iron: 
15%

Preparation:

Step 1

Preheat oven to 325°.

Step 2

In a medium-sized mixing bowl, cream together butter, vegetable oil, and sugar. Add eggs, yogurt and vanilla. Blend well.

Step 3

In a separate bowl, sift together dry ingredients. Blend dry ingredients into the wet mixture. Add grated zucchini and mix well.

Step 4

Grease and flour a 9x13 inch pan. Pour batter into pan and sprinkle with walnuts and chocolate chips. Bake for 45 minutes, until toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Let sit for a few minutes and serve warm or place on a cooling rack and cool completely.

Ingredients

1/4 c butter
1/2 c vegetable oil
1 3/4 c sugar
2 eggs
1 c Stonyfield Organic Fat Free French Vanilla Yogurt
1 t vanilla extract
2 c all-purpose flour
1 t baking soda
1/2 t ground cinnamon
1/2 t ground cloves
1/2 t salt
4 T unsweetened cocoa powder
2 1/2 c grated zucchini
1/4 c ground walnuts
1/4 c semisweet chocolate chips
Nutrition Information: 
Calories: 
530
Calories from Fat: 
200
Total Fat: 
23g
Saturated Fat: 
6g
Cholesterol: 
60mg
Sodium: 
35mg
Total Carbohydrate: 
79g
Dietary Fiber: 
3g
Sugars: 
52g
Protein: 
7g
Vitamin A: 
6%
Vitamin C: 
10%
Calcium: 
8%
Iron: 
15%

Comments and Reviews

Comments

Recipe Review Rating: 
4
Average: 4 (1 vote)
Nice and moist. I used mini chocolate chips on the topping which were a great touch.