Chocolate Zucchini Cake

Chocolate Zucchini Cake

Chocolate Zucchini Cake

"Like everyone, there are times when I just don't feel like exercising. When that happens, I'm a bit more careful with my diet. But on days I really want a treat, like chocolate, I work out a little harder. I don't believe in beating myself up for not being 'good.'"
Judy Reyes
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Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 50 mins
Total Time 1 hr 5 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 24
Calories 269 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups white sugar
  • ¾ cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 ½ cups vegetable oil
  • 4 eggs
  • 3 cups grated zucchini
  • ¾ cup chopped walnuts

Instructions
 

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour a 9×13-inch baking pan.
  • Mix flour, sugar, cocoa, baking soda, baking powder, cinnamon, and salt together in a medium bowl. Add oil and eggs; mix well until just combined. Fold in zucchini and walnuts until they are evenly distributed; pour cake batter into the prepared pan.
  • Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean, about 50 to 60 minutes. Cool cake completely before frosting with your favorite frosting.

NUTRITION

Nutrition Facts
Chocolate Zucchini Cake
Serving Size
 
24 g
Amount per Serving
Calories
269
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
18
g
28
%
Saturated Fat
 
3
g
19
%
Cholesterol
 
31
mg
10
%
Potassium
 
117
mg
3
%
Carbohydrates
 
27
g
9
%
Fiber
 
2
g
8
%
Sugar
 
17
g
19
%
Protein
 
3
g
6
%
Calcium
 
28
mg
3
%
Iron
 
1
mg
6
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Keyword Cake, Chocolate, Zucchini
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