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Chocolate Zucchini Cake

Chocolate Zucchini Cake

Triple Chocolate Zucchini Cake has dark chocolate cake with semi sweet chips and a light chocolate buttercream. You will never know there is zucchini in this rich and decadent cake!


Dry Ingredients

  • 2 cups AP Flour
  • 2/3 cup cocoa powder dark or regular
  • 1.5 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 tsp. salt

Wet Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup canola oil
  • 1/2 cup butter softened
  • 1.5 cups granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 2.5-3 cups zucchini grated and patted
  • 1 cup semi sweet chocolate chips


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

    Butter and lightly flour 2 8 inch pans.

    Whisk all of your dry ingredients in a bowl.

    Then use a whisk or a stand mixer to whisk together all of your wet ingredients. Start with butter and oil. Then you can add in the rest.

    Then use hand mixer on low/stir to incorporate the dry ingredients into the wet. 

    Fold in the chocolate chips and zucchini.

    Bake approx. 30 minutes until toothpick comes out clean.

    Let cool in pans for about 15 minutes before turning onto wire rack. Let cool completely before frosting.