Moist Chocolate Zucchini Cake

    Moist Chocolate Zucchini Cake

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    A family favourite this chocolate cake recipe uses zucchini keeping it moist. There are a few other ingredients that make it special too like cinnamon, cloves and walnuts.

    Ingredients
    Serves: 18 

    • 115g butter
    • 1/2 cup (125ml) vegetable oil
    • 1 3/4 cups (350g) white sugar
    • 2 eggs
    • 1/2 cup (125ml) sour milk
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence
    • 2 cups sifted self raising flour
    • 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
    • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
    • 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt
    • 4 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
    • 2 1/2 cups grated zucchini
    • 1/4 cup (20g) ground walnuts
    • 1/4 cup (40g) dark chocolate chips

    Directions
    Preparation:15min  ›  Cook:45min  ›  Ready in:1hour 

    1. Preheat the oven to 165 degrees C. Grease a 20cm x 30cm cake tin.
    2. Cream together butter or margarine, vegetable oil and sugar, then add the eggs, sour milk, and vanilla. Combine well.
    3. In a separate bowl, sift dry ingredients together. Blend the dry ingredients into the butter mixture. Add the grated zucchini and mix well.
    4. Spread the batter into the prepared cake tin. Sprinkle the top with the walnuts and chocolate chips. Bake in the preheated oven for 45 minutes.

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