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Chocolate Chip Zucchini Cake

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Ingredients
  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)
Directions

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: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Microwaving
Dish: 
Cake
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Chocolate
Interest: 
Kids, Party
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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