Chocolate Zucchini Cake

Chocolate Zucchini Cake
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Recipe type: Dessert
 
Ingredients
  • 2 ½ c. all purpose unbleached white flour (or whole wheat pastry flour)
  • ½ c. buttermilk or plain yogurt
  • ¾ c. Drifless Sunflower oil/vegetable/canola/safflower oil
  • 1 c. sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 c. zucchini, grated
  • 3 Tbsp. Unsweetened cocoa
  • ½ tsp. Baking powder
  • 1 tsp. Baking soda
  • ½ tsp cinnamon
  • ½ tsp cardamom
  • 1 c. bittersweet chocolate chips (optional)
  • 1 tsp. Vanilla
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Butter a 9 x 13 inch pan.
  3. Whisk together oil, sugar, eggs, buttermilk, & vanilla.
  4. Add grated zucchini.
  5. Mix dry ingredients, with a sifter into a larger bowl (or the bowl of an electric mixer).
  6. Pour wet ingredients into dry and mix throughly.
  7. Add chocolate chips if desired.
  8. Pour into pan & bake for 30-35 minutes, or until a toothpick comes out clean.
  9. Eat plain, sprinkled with powdered sugar, or drizzled with a chocolate glaze.