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Decadent Chocolate Zucchini Cake

Moist, chocolatey and oh-so-satisfying, you have to try this chocolate zucchini cake! A hidden veggie, no butter, low on sugar, this is your feel-better-cake!
Course: Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: American, canadian, european
Keyword: cake, chocolate, moist, no butter, no dairy, vegetable, zucchini
Author: Mélanie


  • 3 eggs medium size
  • A little over cup sugar 125g
  • A little less cup flour 100g
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1/2 cup dark chocolate 80g
  • 1/2 cup milk chocolate 80g
  • 1 cup shredded zucchini one big zucchini


  • Prepare and weigh all the ingredients.
  • Preheat the oven at 400F.
  • Beat the eggs. Add the sugar and beat until the colour lightened.
  • Add the baking powder, whisk some more.
  • Add the flour. Mix until smooth.
  • Cut the chocolate in small piece and melt in the microwave (30 secondes at the time)
  • Pour it over the mixed batter. Mix until smooth.
  • Shred the zucchini and drain the excess water out of it with a paper towel. Add it to the batter and mix.
  • Grease the oven dish of your choice with butter or olive oil if you wish.
  • Bake for 30 min at 400F or until your knife come out dry when you pinch the middle.
  • It's ready! Enjoy and store in a container for a few days...