Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Chocolate Zucchini Cake

Ingredients

1 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, softened
1/2 cup canola oil
3 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 cup buttermilk
2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon allspice
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons baking soda
4 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa
3 zucchini, about 6 inches long
1 cup chocolate chips

Directions

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. In a large bowl beat the sugars, butter, and oil. Add the eggs, vanilla, buttermilk, flour, allspice, cinnamon, salt, baking soda, and cocoa. Add to the batter. Grate the zucchini into the batter and stir. Pour into a greased and floured 13 x 9-inch pan. Sprinkle with the chocolate chips. Bake for 45 minutes or until a tester inserted in the center comes out clean.

Makes 15 servings

**This recipe comes from The Red Hat Society Cookbook.**

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