Chocolate Zucchini Cake

July 9, 2007

Chocolate Zucchini Cake

2 cups all purpose flour
1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup butter, softened
3/4 cup brown sugar
3 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 cups zucchini, shredded
1 cup chocolate chips
1 cup walnuts

Preheat the oven to 360°F. Grease and flour muffin tin. In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, baking powder and salt. Combine the sugar and butter, and beat until fluffy. Add in the vanilla extract, then the eggs, one at a time, mixing thoroughly between each addition. Spoon in flour, mix well, then add zucchini, chocolate chips and walnuts. Drop batter into prepared tin, filling each cup about 3/4 full. Bake about 20 minutes until a toothpick comes out clean.

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