Chocolate Zucchini Cake

Chocolate Zucchini Cake

Grease and flour a 13 x 9 x 2-inch pan; set aside. In the bowl of an electric mixer, beat together butter, oil and honey. Add eggs, vanilla and buttermilk; mix well. Combine dry ingredients and add to honey mixture; mix just until combined. Stir in zucchini and nuts, if desired. Pour into prepared pan. Bake 30 minutes in a pre-heated 350°F oven. Dust with powdered sugar, if desired.

Yield: 12 servings
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup - butter
  • 1/4 cup - vegetable oil
  • 2/3 cup - honey
  • 2 - eggs
  • 1 teaspoon - vanilla
  • 1/3 cup - buttermilk
  • 2-1/2 cups - flour
  • 4 Tablespoons - cocoa
  • 1/2 teaspoon - baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon - baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon - cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon - cloves
  • 2 cups - grated zucchini
  • 1 cup - nuts, optional

Directions

Grease and flour a 13 x 9 x 2-inch pan; set aside. In the bowl of an electric mixer, beat together butter, oil and honey. Add eggs, vanilla and buttermilk; mix well. Combine dry ingredients and add to honey mixture; mix just until combined. Stir in zucchini and nuts, if desired. Pour into prepared pan. Bake 30 minutes in a pre-heated 350°F oven. Dust with powdered sugar, if desired.