Chocolate Zucchini Cake

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Chocolate Zucchini Cake

Chocolate Zucchini Cake
Number of Servings: 8 Total Preparation Time: 15 to 30 minutes
Actual Cooking Time: 1 hour Source: Lori Hoolihan
Food Groups: Dairy, Vegetables, Grains, Protein
Holiday: July 4th
Meal Type: Dessert
Origin: American

A great way to use up garden zucchini!


1/2 cup Butter
1/2 cup vegetable Oil
1 1/3 cup Sugar
2 Eggs
1 teaspoon Vanilla
1/2 cup sour Milk
2 1/2 cups Flour
1/2 cup Cocoa
1/2 teaspoon baking Powder
1 tsp Salt
2 cups grated Zucchini
1/2 cup Chocolate chips
1/2 cup chopped Nuts


Cream butter, sugar and oil. Add eggs, vanilla and sour milk.

Mix dry ingredients together in a separate bowl and add to creamed mixture. Add zucchini.

Pour into a greased and floured 9 x 13-inch baking pan. Sprinkle top with chocolate chips and nuts. Bake at 350 for 45-50 minutes.

Nutrient Information
Calories: 339
Total Fat: 19 g
Saturated Fat: 7 g
Polyunsaturated Fat: 6 g
Monounsaturated Fat:
Sodium: 534 mg
Carbohydrates: 39 g
Protein: 5 g
Fiber: 2 g
Vitamin A: 357 IU
Vitamin C: 1 mg
Calcium: 100 mg
Iron: 2 mg

Cook's Notes:

To sour milk add 1/2 teaspoon white vinegar or lemon juice to 1/2 cup of milk, let stand for 15 minutes.

Use low-fat or fat-free milk and omit the added nuts to lower the fat and calories in this recipe.