Monday, August 24, 2015

Chocolate Zucchini Sheet Cake

Chocolate Zucchini Sheet Cake on SixSistersStuff
Chocolate Zucchini Sheet Cake
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Recipe type: Dessert
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Serves: 48
 
A healthier spin on the classic chocolate sheet cake.
Ingredients
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 cup plain greek yogurt
  • 3 eggs
  • 2½ cups all-purpose flour
  • ¼ cup cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ¼ teaspoon baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup milk
  • 2 cups shredded fresh zucchini
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
Frosting:
  • ½ cup (1 stick) butter or margarine
  • 2 tablespoons cocoa powder
  • ¼ cup milk
  • 3½ cups powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Spray a 15x10x1" baking pan heavily with non-stick cooking spray.
  2. In a large bowl, cream sugar and yogurt together until smooth. Add eggs, beating after adding each one.
  3. In a separate bowl, sift flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, baking powder, and salt. Mix it in with the sugar/yogurt mixture, while pouring in the milk at the same time. Fold in the zucchini and the vanilla and pour batter into the prepared baking pan. bake for 25 minutes or until a toothpick stuck in the middle of the cake comes out clean.
  4. Before the cake finishes baking, prepare the frosting. In a saucepan, combine the butter, cocoa, and milk. Heat to boiling, stirring frequently. Mix in the powdered sugar and vanilla until the frosting is smooth (you may have to whisk it).
  5. Pour warm frosting over brownies as soon as you take them out of the oven. Let cool.
  6. Cut into 48 bars.

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