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Slice of Chocolate Zucchini Cake on a white plate

Chocolate Zucchini Cake

kelsey
This cake gets its moist texture from loads of shredded zucchini! Topped with a buttery chocolate frosting, its a dessert that truly melts in your mouth!
5 from 3 votes
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Course Dessert
Servings 20

Ingredients
  

Chocolate Zucchini Cake

  • ½ c vegetable oil
  • 1 ½ c sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 ⅔ c flour
  • ½ c cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 c shredded zucchini packed

Frosting

  • ¼ c salted butter
  • 3 tablespoon cocoa powder
  • 3 tablespoon milk
  • 2 c powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla

Instructions
 

Cake

  • Preheat oven to 350°F and spray a 9x13" pan with cooking spray.
  • In a large bowl whisk together the oil, sugar and vanilla.
  • Sift in the flour, cocoa powder, soda and salt; stir. Batter with be very thick.
  • Stir in the shredded zucchini until the batter softens up a bit.
  • Pour batter into the prepared pan and bake for about 20 minutes or until the center of the cake is done.

Frosting

  • In a microwave-safe bowl, melt the butter.
  • Sift in the cocoa powder and add the milk. Whisk until combined then microwave until it's boiling.
  • Whisk in the vanilla and powdered sugar until smooth.
  • Pour over the cake (can add when cake is still warm or when cake is cooled) and spread it out.
Keyword cake, chocolate cake, zucchini
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