Chocolate Cream Cheese Cake

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A rich chocolaty dessert. The cream cheese filling is a nice surprise. Good with cream cheese frosting.

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Prep Time:
25 mins
Cook Time:
1 hrs
Total Time:
1 hrs 25 mins
Servings:
12
Yield:
1 - 9x13 inch pan

Ingredients

  • ½ cup butter

  • ½ cup vegetable oil

  • 1 ¼ cups white sugar

  • 2 eggs

  • 2 cups grated zucchini

  • ½ cup buttermilk

  • 2 ½ cups all-purpose flour

  • ¼ cup unsweetened cocoa powder

  • 1 teaspoon baking powder

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened

  • 2 tablespoons butter, softened

  • ¼ cup white sugar

  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch

  • 1 egg

  • 2 tablespoons milk

  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour a 9x13 inch pan. Sift together the flour, cocoa, baking powder and salt. Set aside.

  2. In a large bowl, cream together 1/2 cup butter, oil, and 1 1/4 sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in 2 eggs, one at a time, then stir in the zucchini. Beat in the flour mixture alternately with the buttermilk. Pour half of the batter into prepared pan.

  3. Make the filling: In a medium bowl, beat cream cheese, 2 tablespoons butter. Combine 1/4 cup sugar and cornstarch; beat into the cream cheese mixture until smooth. Beat in 1 egg, milk and vanilla. Pour over batter in pan, distributing evenly. Pour remaining batter over filing.

  4. Bake in the preheated oven for 50 to 60 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean. Allow to cool.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

456 Calories
27g Fat
49g Carbs
7g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 456
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 27g 35%
Saturated Fat 12g 62%
Cholesterol 93mg 31%
Sodium 379mg 16%
Total Carbohydrate 49g 18%
Dietary Fiber 2g 5%
Total Sugars 26g
Protein 7g
Vitamin C 4mg 18%
Calcium 66mg 5%
Iron 2mg 11%
Potassium 171mg 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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