Mom's Chocolate Zucchini Cake
2 cups all-purpose flour
2 cups white sugar
3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
2 teaspoons baking soda
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 1/2 cups olive oil
3 cups grated zucchini
3/4 cup chopped walnuts
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour a 9x13 inch baking pan.
In a medium bowl, stir together the flour, sugar, cocoa, baking soda, baking powder, salt and cinnamon.
Add the eggs and oil, mix well.
Fold in the nuts and zucchini until they are evenly distributed.
Pour into the prepared pan.
Bake for 50 to 60 minutes in the preheated oven, until a knife inserted into the center comes out clean.
Cool cake completely before frosting with ginger cream cheese icing.
Pairs Well With
My mom says that this is the best way she ever found to get us to eat vegetables without complaining. Keep the icing for special occasions.