Chocolate Zucchini Snack Cake
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Chocolate Zucchini Snack Cake

They will never believe the special ingredient in this delicious chocolate cake.

The Story Behind the Recipe
9
servings
20 min
PREP TIME
1 hr 20 min
TOTAL TIME

Ingredients

Cake

2/3 cup sugar

1/2 cup Land O Lakes® Butter softened

1 large Land O Lakes® Egg

1/2 cup sour cream

1/2 teaspoon vanilla

1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour

1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa

1/2 teaspoon baking soda

1/2 teaspoon salt

1 cup shredded zucchini

1/2 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips

Frosting

1/2 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips

1/2 cup butterscotch baking chips

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat oven to 350ºF. Grease 8-inch square baking pan; set aside.

  2. STEP 2

    Combine sugar and butter in bowl; beat at medium speed until light and fluffy. Add egg; continue beating until well mixed. Add sour cream and vanilla; continue beating until well mixed.

  3. STEP 3

    Combine flour, cocoa, baking soda and salt in bowl. Gradually add to butter mixture, beating well after each addition. Stir in zucchini and 1/2 cup chocolate chips.

  4. STEP 4

    Pour into prepared pan. Bake 25-30 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely.

  5. STEP 5

    Combine 1/2 cup chocolate chips and butterscotch chips in 1-quart saucepan. Cook over low heat, stirring occasionally, 4–5 minutes or until smooth. Spread over cake.

Nutrition

410Calories
23Fat (mg)
55Cholesterol (mg)
310Sodium (mg)
51Carbohydrates (g)
3Dietary Fiber
5Protein (g)

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  April 16, 2016

excellent moist delicious little cake. I was surprised at how good it really is.

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