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Chocolate Zucchini Cake III

Rated as 4.72 out of 5 Stars

"This is a moist fudgy type cake. Sweet but not extremely sweet and makes good use of zucchini! You can frost it with chocolate frosting or cream cheese icing."
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Ingredients

1 h 5 m servings 269
Original recipe yields 24 servings (1 - 9x13 inch pan)

Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour a 9x13 inch baking pan. Watch Now
  2. In a medium bowl, stir together the flour, sugar, cocoa, baking soda, baking powder, salt and cinnamon. Add the eggs and oil, mix well. Fold in the nuts and zucchini until they are evenly distributed. Pour into the prepared pan. Watch Now
  3. Bake for 50 to 60 minutes in the preheated oven, until a knife inserted into the center comes out clean. Cool cake completely before frosting with your favorite frosting. Watch Now

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 269 calories; 17.5 27.2 3.4 31 188 Full nutrition

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Excellent moist cake . I replaced one half of the oil with applesauce (three quarter cup applesauce three quarter cup oil and instead of just folding in lightly packed shredded zucchini I fol...

Most helpful critical review

This cake was extremely moist; however, it had a somewhat bitter flavor. Too much cocoa powder? I will try it again and use 2/3 cup rather than 3/4 cup cocoa.

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Excellent moist cake . I replaced one half of the oil with applesauce (three quarter cup applesauce three quarter cup oil and instead of just folding in lightly packed shredded zucchini I fol...

Very moist and yummy cake! Only used 1 cup of oil-- that was plenty. Substituted chocolate chips for the nuts. Baked in a bundt pan at 350 degrees for 50-55 minutes and dusted with confection...

Fantastic fudgey, moist cake. I love it for two reasons -- it's versatile and easy, it even works in a high-altitude area, like Denver where I live. I use white whole wheat flour (King Arthur an...

Just an update on my review from last year. The cake is still excellent and everyone still loves it, but I wanted to let you know that it is also now a blue ribbon winner! I entered it in the ...

I made this cake for my friend's birthday party and I copied some of the changes that the other members suggested. I cut the oil to 3/4 cup and added 3/4 cup of apple sauce. And instead of usin...

My organic farmer brought me an impressively large zucchini this week. Yikes. This recipe was exactly what I needed. Quick, easy, used lots of the green stuff, and tasted GREAT. I used a bun...

Don't make this cake before reading this review!!!! The cake was wonderful, but please don't add 1 1/2 cups of oil! We all agreed that 1 cup was just right - too much more would have resulted in...

I made these into cupcakes (comes out to about 24--remember to shorten the cooking time though) and they were super good! Only one person could tell there was zucchini in it (that's only becaus...

This cake was extremely moist; however, it had a somewhat bitter flavor. Too much cocoa powder? I will try it again and use 2/3 cup rather than 3/4 cup cocoa.