Chocolate and Zucchini Cake

    Recipe Picture:Chocolate and Zucchini Cake

    Chocolate and Zucchini Cake


    40 people made this

    This recipe is a great way of getting kids to eat more vegetables and children seem to love it. Pumpkin or squash can be substituted in the same quantities for zucchinis.

    Serves: 12 

    • 120g butter, softened
    • 125ml sunflower oil
    • 100g caster sugar
    • 200g soft brown sugar
    • 3 eggs, whisked
    • 130ml milk
    • 2 3/4 cups (340g) plain flour
    • 2 teaspoons baking powder
    • 4 tablespoons cocoa
    • 450g zucchinis, peeled and grated finely
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla

    Preparation:15min  ›  Cook:35min  ›  Ready in:50min 

    1. Preheat the oven to 190 degrees C. Line a 20x35cm baking tin with baking paper.
    2. Mix the butter, oil and both sugars together until light and fluffy. Gradually add the eggs one at a time and then the milk until mixed thoroughly.
    3. Sift the dry ingredients together and fold into the mixture.
    4. Stir in grated and peeled zucchinis and vanilla then spoon into baking tin.
    5. Bake for 35 to 45 minutes. Cut into squares whilst still warm.
    See all 12 recipes

    Recently Viewed

    Reviews and Ratings
    Global Ratings:

    Reviews in English (20)


    ..wonderful...made muffins from the mixture that would not fit in my tin...would make muffins with this recipe  -  23 Nov 2011


    Used different ingredients. I added 1 teaspoon of mixed spice which added a lovely warmth to taste  -  03 Sep 2010  (Review from Allrecipes UK & Ireland)


    This cake was delicious.. Didnt tell my teenage sons or their girlfriends what was in it & all tucked in!! So moist & stays fresh for days in air tight tin. I added 1tsp of mixed spice too  -  03 Sep 2010  (Review from Allrecipes UK & Ireland)

    Write a review

    Click on stars to rate
    See all 12 collections