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Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cups - butter
  • 1/2 cups - oil
  • 1 3/4 cups - sugar
  • 2 - eggs
  • 1 teaspoons - vanilla
  • 1/2 cups - sour milk
  • 1/2 teaspoons - ground cloves
  • 1/2 teaspoons - cinnamon
  • 2 1/2 cups - flour
  • 1/4 cups - cocoa
  • 1/2 teaspoons - baking powder
  • 1 teaspoons - baking soda
  • 2 cups - zucchini, finely diced
  • 1/4 cups - chocolate chips
  • Optional Icing
  • 3 ounces - cream cheese
  • 1 sticks - butter
  • 2 cups - powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoons - vanilla
  • Directions:

    Cream together butter, oil, and sugar. Beat in the eggs; add vanilla and sour milk.
    Take 1/8 teaspoon of the cocoa and sprinkle over chocolate chips; set aside.
    Take 1 teaspoon of flour or more and mix in with diced zucchini.
    Mix all the dry ingredients together in a mixing bowl. Slowly beat the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients and mix in the zucchini in small amounts. Add chocolate chips. Mix well.
    Pour into a 9-inch greased square pan.
    Bake at 325 degrees for 40-50 minutes.

    For icing, if you choose: Cream together cream cheese and butter. Add sugar and vanilla and beat until very smooth. Frost cake after it has completely cooled.

    Brief Description

    A moist chocolate cake with grated zucchini.

    Main Ingredient:

    flour

    Category:  Cakes

    Cuisine:  American

    Prep Time: 20 min
    Cook Time: 50 min

    Notes

    I like using this optional frosting on this, but it doesn't need it.

    Posted By:

    doriskeen

    Posted On:

    September 22, 2012

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