chocolate zucchini cake

Chocolate Chips Zucchini Cake Recipe

Yield: 12
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 45 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 5 minutes


  • 1/2 c. margarine
  • 1/2 c. vegetable oil
  • 1 3/4 c. sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 2 c. shredded zucchini
  • 1/2 c. buttermilk
  • 2 1/2 c. flour
  • 4 tsp. cocoa
  • 1/2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 c. brown sugar
  • 1/2 c. nuts
  • 1/2 to 1 c. chocolate chips


Mix margarine and sugar.

Add eggs and vanilla, then buttermilk and dry ingredients alternately.

Add zucchini. Put in 9 x 13 inch pan.

TOPPING: Sprinkle over top of cake brown sugar and nuts.

Then sprinkle chocolate chips over top of cake.

Bake at 350 degrees for 40 to 45 minutes.

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 12 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 478Total Fat: 23gSaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 2gUnsaturated Fat: 18gCholesterol: 31mgSodium: 274mgCarbohydrates: 64gFiber: 2gSugar: 42gProtein: 6g
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