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Chocolate Zucchini Cake # 1

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Category: Nuts, Fruit, Vegetables, Chocolate, Cakes

 Ingredients List

  • 2 1/2 c All-purpose flour
  • 1 c Cocoa powder
  • 1 ts Double-acting baking powder
  • 1 ts Baking soda
  • 1 ts Salt
  • 1 ts Ground cinnamon
  • 3/4 c Butter; softened
  • 2 c Sugar
  • 3 Eggs
  • 3/4 c Buttermilk
  • 1 ts Vanilla extract
  • 2 ts Orange peel; grated
  • 2 c Zucchini; shredded
  • 1 c Nuts; chopped
  • 1 1/2 c Powdered sugar; sifted
  • 2 1/2 tb Fresh orange juice
  • 1 ts Orange peel; grated
  • 1 c Butter; melted


Sift together flour, cocoa, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, and salt.
Cream butter or margarine. Gradually add sugar, beat until fluffy. Add eggs
one at a time, beating well after each. Beat in sifted dry ingredients,
alternately with buttermilk. Stir in vanilla, orange peel, zucchini and
nuts. Bake in a 10" tube pan at 350°F. for one hour. Turn out on rack, let
cool for
15 minutes, and glaze.

GLAZE: Beat together powdered sugar, orange juice, orange peel and melted

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