Zucchini Chocolate Chip Cake 19-Aug-2011

Categories: desserts Tags: cake chocolate zucchini

This is a very moist and chocolatey cake. It is best served warm with whipped cream on top, and it reheats well.


  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon distilled white vinegar
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1 1/2 cups white sugar
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 cups grated zucchini
  • 1 cup chocolate chips


  1. Preheat an oven to 325&degF; (165&degC).

  2. Grease and flour a 9x13-inch pan.

  3. Combine flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, and baking powder in a bowl.

  4. Mix the milk and vinegar in a large bowl. Let stand for 5 minutes to sour the milk.

  5. Beat the butter, sugar, vegetable oil, eggs, and vanilla extract into the milk and vinegar mixture.

  6. Stir the liquid ingredients into the dry ingredients until just combined.

  7. Fold in the grated zucchini.

  8. Pour batter into the prepared pan, and sprinkle with chocolate chips.

  9. Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean, about 45 minutes.

  10. Cool in the pans for 10 minutes before removing to cool completely on a wire rack.

Source: http://allrecipes.com/recipe/zucchini-chocolate-chip-cake/