A Good Baking Day: Chocolate Zucchini Cake

March 7, 2014 10:52 pm

Here’s a sneak peek at a recipe inside our latest book, A Good Baking Day. The book hits book shelves today, 7 March. You can also order yours in our shop.


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This recipe is from page 234 of A Good Baking Day.


Chocolate Zucchini Cake

Margaret Pittaway, RWNZ National Councillor, Otago/Southland



2 tbsp melted butter

5 tbsp cocoa

2 eggs

1 1/2 cups sugar

3/4 cup vegetable oil

1 1/2 grated zucchini

1 1/2 cups flour

3/4 tsp baking powder

1/2 tsp baking soda

1/2 tsp salt



Preheat oven to 180 C. Grease and line a 21 cm square tin.

Melt butter and cocoa. Beat eggs and sugar, then add oil. Add zucchini, then chocolate mix. Mix in sifted dry ingredients.

Bake for half an hour. Freezes well.

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