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Chocolate Zucchini Cake

Amazingly rich and decadent, this Chocolate Zucchini Cake is what all chocolate cakes should strive to be.

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword chocolate zucchini cake
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Servings 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups (400 g) sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 1/2 cups (335 g) vegetable oil
  • 2 cups (250 g) all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cups (95 g) unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 tsp (14 g) baking soda
  • 1 tsp (4 g) baking powder
  • 3 cups (450 g) zucchini grated
  • 1/2 cup (350 g) chocolate simple syrup

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.

  2. In a medium bowl, stir together the sugar, eggs, vanilla, vegetable oil. Add in flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, and baking powder.  Mix well.  

  3. Fold in zucchini until it is evenly distributed. 

  4. Pour mixture into a prepared 9x13 pan

  5. Bake 40-50 minutes

  6. Remove from oven, pierce with a fork, and drizzle about 1/2 cup of chocolate simple syrup over top. 
  7. Allow cake time to set.

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