Chocolate Zucchini Sheet Cake Recipe

If you have an abundance of zucchini in your garden, here is a sweet way to use it!

CHOCOLATE ZUCCHINI SHEET CAKE

Adapted from Taste of Home

Ingredients

2 cups sugar

1 cup vegetable oil

3 eggs

2-1/2 cups all purpose flour

1/4 cup baking cocoa

1 teaspoon baking soda

1/4 teaspoon baking powder

1/4 teaspoon salt

1/2 cup of farm fresh milk from your herd share

2 cups shredded fresh zucchini

1 tablespoon vanilla extract

Frosting

3 cups powered sugar

2/3 cup baking cocoa

1/2 cup butter, softened

5-6 tablespoons of milk

1 teaspoon vanilla

Fagan Family Farm - Chocolate Zucchini Sheet Cake

Fagan Family Farm - Chocolate Zucchini Sheet Cake

Directions

In a large bowl, combine sugar and oil. Add eggs, beating well. Combine flour, cocoa, baking soda, baking powder, and salt in a small bowl and gradually add to the egg mixture with the milk. Stir in the zucchini and the vanilla. Pour into a greased 15x10x1 in. baking pan. Bake at 375 degrees for 25 minutes or until done.

For the frosting, beat 1 cup powdered sugar, cocoa, butter, 2 Tablespoons of milk and vanilla until creamy. Gradually beat in remaining sugar and milk until smooth. After cake is cool, spread on the frosting.

I hope you enjoy this recipe as much as my family does!

Jamie

P.S. Let me know in the comments below if you tried out this recipe. Thanks!