Chocolate Zucchini Cake
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Serves: 32 servings
 
Ingredients
  • Cake
  • ½ cup margarine, softened
  • ½ cup vegetable oil or applesauce
  • 1¾ cup sugar
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2 Tbsp SACO Cultured Buttermilk Blend
  • 2½ cups all-purpose flour
  • 4 Tbsp SACO Premium Cocoa
  • ½ tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp ground cloves
  • ½ tsp ground cinnamon
  • ½ cup water
  • 2 cups zucchini, finely chopped
  • ⅓ cup Saco Chocolate Chunks (may use more, if desired)
  • Frosting
  • 3 Tbsp margarine
  • 3 Tbsp SACO Premium Cocoa
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 2 Tbsp milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla
Instructions
  1. Cake
  2. Preheat oven to 325°F.
  3. Grease and flour a 13 x 9 inch baking dish.
  4. In a medium mixing bowl cream together margarine, oil and sugar.
  5. Stir in eggs and vanilla.
  6. In a separate bowl combine all dry ingredients and stir into sugar mixture alternately with the water. Use 1 Tbsp of the flour mixture to dust the zucchini and Chocolate Chunks.
  7. Add zucchini and Saco Chocolate Chunks.
  8. Pour batter into a prepared pan and bake 40 - 45 minutes until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
  9. Frosting
  10. In a saucepan, melt butter.
  11. Stir in Saco Premium Baking Cocoa until dissolved.
  12. Add confectioners sugar, milk and vanilla. Stir until smooth.
  13. Add more milk if necessary for desired consistency.
Nutrition Information
Calories: 330 Fat: 13g Saturated fat: 8g Trans fat: 0g Carbohydrates: 53g Sugar: 42g Sodium: 179mg Fiber: 1g Protein: 3g Cholesterol: 55mg
Recipe by SacoFoods at http://www.sacofoods.com/chocolate-zucchini-cake/