Aug 24, 2011

Moist Zucchini Cake

Moist Zucchini Cake

CAKE:

3 eggs
2 cups sugar
1 cup oil
3 tsp vanilla
1 cup chopped nuts
2 cups grated zucchini
2 cups flour
2 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp baking soda

Beat eggs, add sugar slowly. Add oil, vanilla, and zucchini. Sift together flour, cinnamon, salt, soda, mix in well. Last, fold in chopped nuts. Bake in a bundt tube pan that is well greased and floured good. Dribble frosting over cake when cold. Serves 12-16. For a 9 x 13 pan bake 50 minutes and add frosting when cake is cold.

FROSTING:

1 cup powdered sugar
2 ½ Tbs milk
1 ½ Tbs margarine, melted
1 tsp vanilla
1/2 tsp cinnamon

Mix together with whisk or electric beater. Pour over cake when cold.

Chocolate Zucchini Cake

Chocolate Zucchini Cake

½ cup softened margarine
½ cup oil
1 ¾ cup sugar
2 eggs
½ cup buttermilk
1 tsp vanilla
2 cups grated zucchini
2 1/2 cup flour
1/2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
1 tsp baking soda
1/4-1/2 cup cocoa
1/2 cup chocolate chips
1/2 tsp cinnamon
Cream margarine, oil, and sugar, then add egg, buttermilk and vanilla; mix well. Then add grated zucchini. Then add dry ingredients: flour, baking powder, salt, soda, and cocoa. Pour into greased 9 x 13 pan. Sprinkle chocolate chips on top. Bake at 325o for 40-50 minutes. Serves 12-16