Easy Chocolate Zucchini Cake

Ingredients

1 C sugar substitute
2/3-3/4 C sugar
1/2 C light sour cream, non-fat plain yogurt, or canola oil
2 eggs, lightly beaten
2/3 C unsweetened applesauce
1 tsp vanilla extract
2 1/2 C unbleached all-purpose flour or half whole wheat, half all-purpose
1/2 C unsweetened baking cocoa
1 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 C low-fat buttermilk
2 1/4 C shredded zucchini
mini chocolate chips for sprinkling, optional

Preparation

1
Preheat oven to 350. Grease 9x13 baking pan.
2
In a large mixing bowl, beat sugar substitute, sugar, and sour cream on medium speed for one minute. Add eggs, applesauce, and vanilla; beat one minute longer.
3
Combine the flour, baking cocoa, baking soda, and salt. Add to sugar mixture alternately with buttermilk, beating just until blended. Stir in zucchini.
4
Transfer to pan. Bake for 20 minutes. Sprinkle with chocolate chips. Bake 10-15 minutes longer or until toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool on wire rack.

 



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A wonderfully moist, chocolaty, and yes, healthy cake! Plus, it is super easy to make!

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Wednesday, April 18, 2012 - 9:38am

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