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Chocolate Zucchini Snack Cake

Chocolate Zucchini Snack Cake

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20 min
Prep Time
1 hr 20 min
Total Time
9
servings

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 (1 serving)

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