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Skinny Chocolate Chip-Zucchini Cake

  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 2 hr 0 min
  • Servings 20

Treat your guests to this easy zucchini and chocolate cake that's baked to perfection - a delicious dessert. ...MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

1 1/4
cups sugar
1/3
cup butter or margarine, softened
1/3
cup vegetable oil
1
teaspoon vanilla
2
eggs
2 1/2
cups all-purpose flour
1/4
cup unsweetened baking cocoa
1
teaspoon baking soda
1/2
cup buttermilk
2
cups shredded zucchini (1 medium)
1/3
to 1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips (2 to 3 oz)
1/2
cup chopped nuts, if desired

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Grease 13x9-inch pan with shortening or cooking spray; lightly flour. In large bowl, beat sugar, butter, oil, vanilla and eggs with spoon until well blended.
  • 2
    Stir in flour, cocoa, baking soda and buttermilk until well combined. Fold in zucchini, chocolate chips and, if desired, nuts. Spread batter evenly in pan.
  • 3
    Bake 35 to 45 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely, about 1 hour. If desired, frost cooled cake.

Expert Tips

  • To substitute for buttermilk, use 1 1/2 teaspoons vinegar or lemon juice plus milk to make 1/2 cup.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
200
Calories from Fat
80
% Daily Value
Total Fat
8g
13%
Saturated Fat
3 1/2g
16%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
30mg
10%
Sodium
100mg
4%
Potassium
80mg
2%
Total Carbohydrate
28g
9%
Dietary Fiber
1g
4%
Sugars
15g
Protein
2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%
2%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
6%
6%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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