Chocolate Zucchini Cake

Here we are, a few days after National Sneak Some Zucchini onto Your Neighbor’s Porch Day, or National Zucchini Day for short. Yes, really! Did a kind hearted neighbor with a garden leave you any? Or maybe you’re up to your neck in zucchini from your own garden. If you’ve had your fill of grilling them, putting them in salads or making zucchini bread, here’s a favorite delicious snack cake to try.

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1/2 cup butter

1/2 cup vegetable oil

1 3/4 cups sugar

2 eggs

1 teaspoon vanilla

1/2 cup buttermilk

2 1/2 cups all purpose flour

1/2 cups semi sweet morsels

4 Tablespoons cocoa

1 teaspoon baking soda

1/2 teaspoon cinnamon

1/2 teaspoon cloves

1/2 teaspoon salt

2 cups grated zucchini

1/2 cup chopped nuts

In large mixing bowl, beat together butter, oil, and sugar. Add eggs, vanilla and buttermilk.

In separate bowl, add dry ingredients; slowly beat the dry mixture into the wet mixture until incorporated. Add grated zucchini, semi sweet morsels and chopped nuts.

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Pour into a well greased and floured bundt pan.

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Bake 325 for 45-60 minutes.

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