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Chocolate Chip Zucchini Cake

posted by Julie Evink on August 28, 2013

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Promise soon these Zucchini recipes will end. As soon as you tell my garden to quit making zucchini babies.

I thought I was going to have a ton of zucchini and then they never came. Then I got nervous. What’s summer baking without zucchini? Nothing.

Well then they came. And multiplied before my eyes. I stuffed them in my cupboard. Out of sight. Out of mind. Then I ponned some off on other people.

I also made a few delicious things like Cinnamon Frosted Zucchini Bars, Cinnamon Swirl Zucchini Bundt Cake and Zucchini Bread Pancakes.

And of course I made our family favorite or should I say my husband’s favorite Chocolate Chip Zucchini Cake. This recipe is passed to me by my dear sister-in-law. In fact I think as soon as she entered our lives we scrapped this recipe from her! She’s gotta earn her keep some how right? Actually I love her dearly and this Zucchini Cake was just an added bonus. But hey I’ll take it!

My hubby was complaining because I was making Homemade Beer Bread for a girls night out and he wasn’t going to get any so I saw spied my zucchinis and got to baking!

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Chocolate Chip Zucchini Cake

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Cook Time: 40 minutes

Total Time: 1 hour

Chocolate Chip Zucchini Cake


  • 1/2 c. butter, softened
  • 1/2 c. canola oil
  • 1 3/4 c. white sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 c. buttermilk
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2 1/2 c. flour
  • 4 Tbsp cocoa
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp soda
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 c. zucchini, grated
  • 1 c. chocolate chips


  1. In a large mixing bowl cream butter, oil, eggs and sugar. Add buttermilk and vanilla. Mix until combined.
  2. Sift dry ingredients together. Add to creamed mixture until just combined. Stir in zucchini.
  3. Spread in a greased 9x13 inch baking pan or 2 - 8x8 inch pans. Sprinkle chocolate chips over the top.
  4. Bake at 325 degrees for 40-45 minutes for the 9x13 inch pan or 35 minutes for the 8x8 inch pan.
  5. Freezes great!

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