Chocolate Chip-Zucchini Cake

So easy and delicious! Bake this zucchini and chocolate cake – perfect to treat a crowd.

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 2 hr 0 min
  • ingredients 12
  • servings 16

Ingredients

1 1/2
cups sugar
1/2
cup butter or margarine, softened
1/4
cup vegetable oil
1
teaspoon vanilla
2
eggs
2 1/2
cups all-purpose flour
1/4
cup unsweetened baking cocoa
1
teaspoon baking soda
1/2
cup buttermilk
2
cups shredded zucchini (1 medium)
1/2
to 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips (3 to 6 oz)
1/2
cup chopped nuts, if desired
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Grease 13x9-inch pan with shortening or cooking spray; lightly flour. In large bowl, beat sugar, butter, oil, vanilla and eggs with spoon until well blended.
  • 2 Stir in flour, cocoa, baking soda and buttermilk until well combined. Fold in zucchini, chocolate chips and, if desired, nuts. Spread batter evenly in pan.
  • 3 Bake 35 to 45 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely, about 1 hour. If desired, frost cooled cake.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    280
    (
    Calories from Fat
    110),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    12g
    12%
    (Saturated Fat
    4 1/2g,
    4 1/2%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    40mg
    40%;
    Sodium
    135mg
    135%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    39g
    39%
    (Dietary Fiber
    2g
    2%
      Sugars
    22g
    22%
    ),
    Protein
    4g
    4%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    8%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    2%;
    Iron
    8%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    2 1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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