Chocolate Zucchini Cake

Chocolate Zucchini Cake

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  • Prep: 20 min
  • Cook Time: 1 hr
  • Total: 1 hr 20 min
  • Serving: 12-15 People

This moist cake with a crunchy topping would make a nice dessert at the end of a holiday dinner.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter, divided
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1-3/4 cups sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2-1/2 cups flour
  • 1/4 cup cocoa
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 2 cups zucchini, shredded
  • 1 cup flaked coconut
  • 2/3 cup brown sugar

Directions

  1. Combine flour, cocoa, baking soda, baking powder, cinnamon and nutmeg; set aside.
  2. Cream 1/2 cup butter, oil and sugar.
  3. Add eggs and vanilla; mix thoroughly.
  4. Blend flour combination and buttermilk into egg mixture.
  5. Fold in zucchini.
  6. Pour batter into a greased 9x13 baking dish.
  7. Bake at 325 degrees for 55 minutes.
  8. Mix together flaked coconut, remaining butter and brown sugar.
  9. Spread frosting over slightly cooled cake, then broil for 2-3 minutes or until golden brown.

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