Recipes for Squash

Chocolate Zucchini Cake

Recipe

  • 1/2 c. butter or margarine
  • 1/2 c. vegetable oil
  • 1 3/4 c. sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 t. vanilla
  • 1/2 c. sour milk*
  • 2 c. grated zucchini
  • 2 1/2 c. flour
  • 4 T. cocoa
  • 1/2 t. baking powder
  • 1 t. baking soda
  • 1/2 t. cinnamon
  • 1/2 t. cloves
  • 1/2 to 1 c. semi-sweet chocolate chips

Cream margarine, oil, sugar; add eggs, vanilla and sour milk. Mix well. Add flour, cocoa, baking powder, soda, cinnamon and cloves. Mix well. Add zucchini and mix well. Fold in 1/2 c. chocolate chips. Pour into a greased and floured 9"x13" or bundt pan. Sprinkle an additional 1/4 to 1/2 c. chocolate chips evenly on top. Bake at 325° for 40-55 minutes

* To sour milk, add 1 t. lemon juice to milk. Let stand 5 minutes.