Oh my gosh. I thought my Mom's Chocolate Zucchini Bread was to die for.

You have got to try this tasty Zucchini Chocolate Cake!My Mom dropped me off a couple of pieces for me and it is oh so good!

Honestly, I think it edges out her Chocolate Zucchini Bread by a just a hair.

When you have time, over the weekend or whenever, you have got to make this!

Zucchini Chocolate Cake

1 3/4 cups sugar

1/2 cup oil

2 eggs lightly beaten

2/3 cup unsweetened applesauce

1 tsp. vanilla extract

2 1/2 cups flour

1/2 cup baking cocoa

1 tsp. baking soda

1/2 tsp. salt

1/2 cup 1% buttermilk (You can make this with 1% milk and vinegar)

2 cups shredded zucchini

1 cup miniature semisweet chocolate chips

  • In a large bowl, beat sugar and oil on medium speed for 1 minute. Add the eggs, applesauce and vanilla; beat 1 minute longer. Combine the flour, cocoa, baking soda and salt; add to sugar mixture alternately with buttermilk, beating just until blended. Stir in zucchini.
  • Transfer to a 13-in. x 9-in. baking pan coated with cooking spray. Bake at 350° for 20 minutes. Sprinkle with chocolate chips. Bake 10-15 minutes longer or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack. Yield: 18 servings.
You find this recipe at lightandtasty.com.