Sunday, February 23, 2014

#3052 - Chocolate Zucchini Cake

(by Shirley McNevich)

3 squares Baker's unsweetened baking chocolate
3 cups flour
1 tsp. baking soda
1 1/2 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. salt
4 eggs
3 cups white sugar
1 1/2 cups canola oil
3 cups shredded zucchini (peeled before shredding)
1 cup chopped nuts

Melt chocolate according to box directions, then cool slightly. In a mixer add white sugar, canola oil and eggs--beat. Add baking soda, baking powder and salt--beat. Add melted chocolate--beat. Add shredded zucchini--beat. Slowly add flour--beat. Remove bowl from mixer--add chopped nuts--stir. Pour batter into a greased and floured 9 x 13 cake pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 60-75 minutes--test with a toothpick for doneness. Cool completely. Frost or glaze if desired.

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