Tuesday, March 2, 2010

janet's chocolate zucchini cake...

so, i told you that i was taking valarie's blueberry pound cake to my meeting on sunday, well... it wasn't done baking yet:( bummer! but, one of the members of my presidencies made this delicious cake. it is so moist & light! not to mention that you are technically eating your veggies... right!?!

{janet's chocolate zucchini cake}

1 stick butter, softened
1/2 cup oil
1 3/4 cup sugar
2 eggs
2 cups grated zucchini
1/2 cup buttermilk
1 tsp. vanilla
2 1/2 cups flour
1/4 cup cocoa powder
1/2 tsp. cinnamon
1 tsp. salt
1 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. baking powder

{chocolate sugar topping}

1 cup chocolate chips
1 cup brown sugar
1 cup chopped nuts

in a large bowl, cream together butter & sugar. add oil, eggs & vanilla. gently beat in grated zucchini & buttermilk. add all dry ingredients & mix until just combined.
pour batter into a greased 9x13 pan.
in a medium bowl, stir together chocolate chips, brown sugar & nuts. spoon over batter. bake at 350 degrees for 40-45 minutes.

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