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Sunday, July 27, 2008

Chocolate Zucchini Cake

The credit for this recipe goes to Kevins' Aunt Rebecca. This is such a moist cake, and it is heavenly, the chocolate chips and nuts make it simply divine. Hope you enjoy it as much as we do! This is the time to be eating it, Zucchini season!!

1/2 C. Butter
1/2 C. Oil
1 3/4 C. Sugar
2 Eggs
1 tsp. Vanilla
1/2 C. Sour Milk or Buttermilk
2 1/2 C. Flour
1/4 C. Cocoa
1 tsp. Baking Soda
1/2 tsp. Baking Powder
1/2 tsp. Salt
1/2 tsp. Cinnamon
1/2 tsp. Cloves
2 C. Shredded Zucchini
1 1/2 C. Chocolate Chips
1/2 - 1 C. Chopped Walnuts (optional)

In a mixer, cream Butter, oil and sugar. Beat in the eggs, vanilla and sour milk. then add the Zucchini and dry ingredients along with 1/2 C. chocolate chips. Pour batter into a greased 9X13 pan. Sprinkle chopped walnuts and remaining 1 C. of chocolate chips on top of the cake. Bake at 325 for 40-45 minutes.

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