Written By Gary Hynes Dessert / Recipes Apr 6, 2011 Chocolate Mint Zucchini Cake SHARE VIA: Facebook Twitter Pinterestphoto credit: Rebecca BaugnietDayle Cosway of Terralicious Gardening and Cooking School offers this fall recipe, saying “zucchini are so easy to grow for those of us with the space to do so and so plentiful and inexpensive for those who choose to buy it at the market. However it arrives at home the zucchini will be much appreciated in this delicious dish”.Ingredients 2 cups grated unpeeled zucchini (about 2 ½ medium) 2 tsp. fresh mint, finely chopped 2 ¼ cups sifted all purpose flour ½ cup unsweetened cocoa powder 1 tsp. baking powder 1 tsp. salt 1 ¾ cups sugar ½ cup unsalted butter, room temperature ½ cup vegetable oil 2 large eggs 1 tsp. vanilla extract ½ cup buttermilk 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips (optional)MethodPreheat oven to 350°F. Butter and flour 13x9x2-inch baking pan. Sift flour, cocoa, baking powder and salt into medium bowl. Beat sugar, butter and oil in large bowl until well blended. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in vanilla extract. Mix in dry ingredients alternately with buttermilk in three additions each. Mix in grated zucchini and mint. Pour batter into prepared pan. Sprinkle chocolate chips over the top.Bake cake until tester inserted into centre comes out clean, about 50 minutes. Cool cake completely in pan.Serves 8-12.DessertRecipes SHARE VIA: Facebook Twitter Pinterest Written By: Gary Hynes Gary Hynes, a writer and photographer, founded EAT magazine in 1998 and is its editor and chief paperboy. He studied Electronic Music with Samuel Dolan at Toronto’s Royal Conservatory of Music, Audio Recording Technology at ... Read More You may also like Dessert / Recipes / Sponsored July 18, 2017 Summer’s Ice Cream wishes you a Happy National Ice Cream Month! This month, dessert lovers across Canada will be raising their bowls and waffle cones in delicious recognition of NATIONAL ICE CREAM MONTH, with ... Read More Dessert / Recipes June 26, 2017 Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free Lemon Meringue Pie Lip-smacking looks and punchy lemon flavour result in a seriously delicious gluten and dairy-free dessert. If you’re not up for making a ... Read More Dessert / Recipes February 28, 2016 Sunday Baking Project Recipe selection for you Sunday baking project: Broma Bakery’s White Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies with Fresh Blueberries. These cookies are ... Read More Beverage / Dessert / Main course / Recipes December 4, 2015 A main course, dessert and a cider float using local apples Autumn has officially arrived and so has apple season! One of the most cultivated fruits; the apples bears a bountiful harvest. A diverse fruit in ... Read More Dessert / Main course / Recipes September 23, 2015 Sweet and Savoury Galettes: Free-Form Rustic Tarts If there’s one thing I love about the end of summer, it’s harvest-time. The trees are ripe with fruit and the gardens are bursting from ... Read More Dessert / Kitchen Tools July 31, 2015 Must-Have: Cherry Clafoutis (French Custard Cake) Every summer during my early 20’s, I’d head to the Okanagan’s Similkameen Valley to pick cherries. The valley is classified as semi-desert land ... Read More Comments are closed.