Lonnie’s Chocolate Zucchini Cake

  • ½ cup soft butter
  • ½ cup cooking oil
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 ½ cup sugar (can be reduced)
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 2 ½ cups flour
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ½ cup chocolate chips
  • ½ cup buttermilk
  • 4 Tbs. cocoa
  • 2 cups grated zucchini
  • ¼ cup chopped nuts
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon

Mix oil, butter, eggs, sugar, vanilla and milk together.  Add cocoa, baking soda, cinnamon and salt.  Mix well. Add flour and mix well.  Add zucchini, chocolate chips and nuts and mix. Divide the batter into 2 well greased loaf pans or one well greased 13 x 9 in baking dish. Bake at 350° for 45 minutes or until a tooth pick poked into the center of the loaf comes out clean.

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