Chocolate Zucchini Snack Cake

Chocolate Zucchini Snack Cake

Shredded zucchini keeps cake moist without affecting the flavor. Skip the frosting...sprinkle the top with chocolate chips and nuts.

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Total Time

1:50

Hr:Mins

Makes

6

servings

1/2
box Betty Crocker® SuperMoist® German chocolate cake mix (about 1 2/3 cups)
1
cup shredded unpeeled zucchini (about 1 medium)
1/2
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/8
teaspoon ground cloves
1/4
cup buttermilk
2
tablespoons vegetable oil
1
egg
1/4
cup chopped nuts
1/4
cup miniature semisweet chocolate chips
  1. Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pan). Spray bottom and side of 9- or 8-inch round or square cake pan with baking spray with flour.
  2. In large bowl, beat cake mix, zucchini, cinnamon, cloves, buttermilk, oil and egg with electric mixer on low speed until moistened, then on medium speed 2 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally. Pour into pan. Sprinkle evenly with nuts and chocolate chips.
  3. Bake 9-inch pan 27 to 35 minutes, 8-inch pan 32 to 40 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely, about 1 hour.
Makes 6 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Out of buttermilk? Use 3/4 teaspoon lemon juice or vinegar plus milk to make 1/4 cup. Let stand for about 5 minutes before using.
Bake and serve the cake in a pretty, oven-safe ceramic pan.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 140
    • (Calories from Fat 100),
  • Total Fat 11g
    • (Saturated Fat 2 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 35mg;
  • Sodium 50mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 7g
    • (Dietary Fiber 1g,
    • Sugars 6g),
  • Protein 3g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.