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Chocolate Chip Zucchini Cake

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  Butter 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Salt 1 Dash
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Vegetable oil 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  All purpose flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Cocoa 2 Tablespoon
  Baking soda 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Baking powder 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ground cinnamon 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Zucchini 1 Cup (16 tbs), shredded
  Buttermilk 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Egg 1
  Vanilla 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Semi- sweet chocolate chocolate chips 6 Tablespoon
  All purpose flour 2 Tablespoon
  Milk 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Butter 2 Tablespoon
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Vegetable shortening 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)

Place butter in medium mixing bowl.
Microwave at 30% (Medium Low) for 15 to 45 seconds, or until softened, checking after every 15 seconds.
Add sugar and oil.
Beat at medium speed of electric mixer until light and fluffy.
Add remaining cake ingredients, except chocolate chips.
Beat at low speed until moistened.
Beat at medium speed for 1 minute, scraping bowl occasionally.
Stir in chocolate chips.
Spread batter into 9-inch square baking dish.
Shield corners of dish with triangles of foil.
Place dish on saucer in microwave oven.
Microwave at 50% (Medium) for 6 minutes.
Rotate dish half turn.
Remove foil.
Increase power to High.
Microwave for 5 to 10 minutes, or until top appears dry and center springs back when touched lightly, rotating dish twice.
Let stand on counter.
Cool completely.
Place flour in medium mixing bowl.
Blend in milk.
Microwave at High for 2 to 2 1/2 minutes, or until mixture becomes very thick and paste-like, stirring with whisk after every minute.
Chill for 45 minutes.
Place butter in small bowl.
Microwave at 30% (Medium Low) for 15 to 30 seconds, or until softened.
Add butter and remaining frosting ingredients to flour mixture.
Beat at high speed for 3 minutes, or until light and fluffy.
Spread frosting over top of cooled cake.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Side Dish
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Kids, Party
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 988 Calories from Fat 465

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 53 g81.3%

Saturated Fat 19.5 g97.4%

Trans Fat 1.7 g

Cholesterol 102.1 mg34%

Sodium 321.4 mg13.4%

Total Carbohydrates 127 g42.4%

Dietary Fiber 4 g16.2%

Sugars 85.4 g

Protein 10 g19.6%

Vitamin A 13.8% Vitamin C 8.8%

Calcium 9.1% Iron 18.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Chocolate Chip Zucchini Cake Recipe