10 February 2013

chocolate zucchini cake













This Zucchini chocolate Cake is  adapted from a recipe of My recipes.com  is a healthy and moist cake because the zucchini is awesome inside of the cake.

 The delicious chocolate glaze still has no butter in the preparation only milk, cocoa and vanilla

 (I made this cake yesterday with no expectations (the audience here is very special) and I'm surprised because it was a success)


Ingredients

Cooking spray for the bundt pan
3/4 cup granulated sugar
1/2 cup of brown sugar
1/2 cup fat free cream cheese
softened
1/3 cup vegetable oil
2 large eggs
2 large eggs whites
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 1/2 cups all- purpose flour
1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa
2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup buttermilk
2 cups shredded zucchini

Chocolate glaze

3/4 cup powdered sugar
3 tablespoon cocoa powder
7 tablespoon of milk
2 tablespoons semisweet chocolate chips
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

Method

Preheat oven to 180°c

Coat the bundt pan with cooking spray (or oil) dust pan with
1 tablespoon flour (silicone mold work amazing)

Place sugars, cream cheese and vegetable oil in a large bowl
beat with a mixer at medium speed until well blended (about 5 minutes)
Add eggs and eggs whites, 1 at a time, beating well after each addition .
Add 1 teaspoon of vanilla.
Lightly spoon 2 1/2 cups into measuring  cups .
Combine the flour with the other 4  ingredients(cocoa powder, baking powder,baking soda, and salt) in a medium bowl, stirring well.
Add flour mixture and buttermilk (or yogurt) alternately to sugar mixture.
Stir in zucchini 2/3 cup chocolate chips.
Pour batter in prepared pan.
Bake by 50 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in cake comes out clean.
Cool in pan about 10 minutes.

Chocolate glaze

Combine 3/4 powdered sugar and 3 tablespoon od cocoa in a bowl, stir with a whisk.
Combine 2 tablespoon of chocolate chips (or chocolate in pieces)
and vanilla in a cup glass measure.
Microwave at medium 45 seconds until chocolate melts stirring after 20 seconds .
Combine powdered sugar mixture with chocolate mixture , stirring with a whisk.
Drizzle glaze over cake.



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EN ESPAÑOL

Cake de zapallito  italiano (zucchini) y chocolate










 
 
 
Este queque de zapallito italiano con chocolate queda super! 
Algunas amigas en USA  que suelen hacerlo me lo habian comentado hasta que el otro día encontré este receta en
My recipes.com y me gustó porque el glaze de chocolate es muy liviano, no lleva mantequilla-
 
Nota: El zapallito va rallado y no se nota, yo por si acaso
no mencioné que tenía zapallito y a todos les encantó, no son tan open mind aqui ja! Como postre lo serví con un poco de crema.
 
 
Ingredientes

 aceite o mantequilla para el molde
3/4  taza azucar granulada
1/2 taza de azúcar  rubia
1/2 taza de queso crema (tipo Filadelfia)
1/3 taza de aceite vegetal
2 huevos
2 claras de huevo
1 cucharadita de extracto de vainilla
2 y 1/2 tazas de harina sin polvos de hornear
1/2 taza de cocoa  sin azúcar
2 cucharaditas de polvos de hornear
1 cucharadita de bicarbonato
1/2 cucharadita de sal
3/4 taza de yogurt natural
2 tazas de zapallito rallado (con cáscara)

Glace de chocolate
3/4 taza de azúcar en polvo
3 cucharadas de chocolate en polvo
6  o 7 cucharadas de leche entera
2 cucharadas de chips de chocolate
chocolate en barra
1/2 cucharadita de vainilla

Preparación



 

86 comments:

  1. mamma mia che meraviglia golosa!baci!

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  2. Gloria, that looks so good! I am filing this recipe for this summer when I have zucchini coming out of my ears!
    XO Kris

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  3. Gloria that looks so very good. I love the puddle of chocolate glaze on the plate. And, it's a healthy dessert!!

    Best,
    Bonnie

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  4. Hi Gloria, this cake looks luscious! I didn't notice flour in the list of ingredients? How much flour, thanks. I love that the glaze has no butter. Saves a lot of calories. xo

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    1. Sorry Barbara, I fix;) I jump the part of all purposeflour, thanks by said me:))
      Yes Ilove this glazewithout butter!

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  5. I've never made a cake with zucchini before, but this looks delicious Gloria. Even the Bruschetta recipe below ;)

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  6. Sure looks like it would fill one up indeed.

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  7. Gloria, This cake looks great and it's another way for me to convince my wife to eat her veggies! Thanks and Take Care, Big Daddy Dave

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  8. il a l'air moelleux et délicieux bravo gloria
    bonne soirée

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  9. The best way to let kids eat zucchini.... great! Besitos cara!

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  10. The cake looks like it would be super moist. Looks so yummy!

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  11. yum! I love zucchini in breads and cakes! Yours looks wonderful and I love that chocolate shiny glaze!

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    1. Thanks Betsy I love too is a delicious cake chocolate and zucchini:)
      And you eat veggies too:) lol

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  12. Qué rico se ve! Estoy muy tentada de hacerla, pero me contengo pensando que los ¨chicos¨ no la comerían al ver esas ¨cositas verdes¨ como dicen ellos, jajaja. Besos,

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    1. Myriam la verdad como es con chocolate lo verde no se ve nada y menos en el sabor el zapallito es muy adaptable!

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  13. I love chocolate zucchini cake. The chocolate glaze makes this extra special Gloria.

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  14. Zucchini always makes baked goods moist. It looks delicious!

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    1. Yes I love the zucchini in them because are really moist!

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  15. Non l'ho mia provata con le zucchine. sembra deliziosa...cri

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  16. this looks delicious Gloria! have a nice week!

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    1. Thanks Chiara, buona settimana per te!bacio

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  17. Gloria, this is a beautiful chocolate cake. Zucchini adds so much moisture to cakes.

    Velva

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    1. Thanks Velva is true, zucchini is really moist and versatil!

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  18. Que pinta!!! seguro que esta exquísito.

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  19. wow this cake looks so good must save for when I grow zucchini again

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    1. Yes rebecca I remember you have at home, anyway now we have zucchini around all the year now!!

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  20. Buonissima la torta al cioccolato con le zucchine e stupisce sempre tutti. Bellissima la forma della tua ciambella. Un bacio, buona settimana

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  21. Madre mia, menuda pintaza tiene, para comer sin parar ;) Un abrazo guapetona, que pases un buen dia!

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  22. So delicious! I love the idea of infusing veggies into cake!

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  23. That's an odd pairing. I guess if you put chocolate on it, anything is good ;)

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  24. Davvero deliziosa complimenti!

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  25. Wow! It looks decadent and so delicious.

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  26. I love zucchini cakes and breads ~ especially when there is chocolate involved :) Beautiful cake, Gloria.

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    1. I love too Susan yes with chocolate was amazing!

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  27. Great combination. The texture looks delicious. I am saving this recipe.

    Hugs

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  28. Me encanta con calabacín!! se ve delicioso y el glaseado de chocolate ummm! Besos

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    1. Gracias Rosana , me gustó este glaseado porque no lleva mantequilla y queda super bueno!

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  29. I made chocolate zucchine cake and it's delicious. Chocolate glaze is wonderful touch!

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  30. bellissimo cake Gloria!!! Buona serata!

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  31. Me he perdido muchas cosas interesantes en todo este tiempo en el que apenas he entrado en los blogs a dejar comentarios, pero realmente no pude, necesitaba tiempo para reponerme y ahora me encuentro francamente bien, de eso si que estoy casi segura y de que no pienso perderme más entradas también, así que me verás con mucha frecuencia. Gracias por tu paciencia y un beso enorme!

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    1. Supe que estabas mejor y me alegro mucho, te he visitado aunque no he dejado comentario, la proxima lo haré, gracias por veni y un beso!

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  32. Es tremendo, me encanta esa miga, tan suavecita!!

    Besos Gloria.

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    1. Gracias Mayte cierto queda muy suave por el zucchini como esponjoso! besos

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  33. Wow! THis chocolatey cake is so decadent! So moist & heavenly YUM!

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  34. The zucchini must make this so moist and delicious!!! Another winner, Gloria!

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  35. I can't believe it has zucchini in it!

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  36. I think my boys will be crazy about this cake, and won't even know there is something healthy like zucchini in there! I can't wait to give it a try! Thanks for a great recipe.

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  37. Moist, soft and delicious! That is a wonderful cake.

    Cheers,

    Rosa

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  38. awesome!!! can I have a piece please? ;)

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  39. I never would have thought to put zucchini with chocolate but I trust you like not other, Gloria! That looks so yummy!

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  40. This looks so moist and decadent, Gloria! I love the addition of zucchini to the cake and what a delicious dessert... Thank you so much for sharing!

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  41. Quel divin gâteau bien gourmand;) Bon mardi Gloria!!xxx

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  42. Please ,can i take one ? it's so great!

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  43. nice...this speaks of childhood for me...my father used to get zucchini bread from those he helped quite often...not sure i have had it with chocolate but sounds good to me...smiles...

    hope your week is going well gloria...

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    1. Thanks Brian I missed you my friend, but I know sometimes you are so busy! I think zucchini bread with chocolate is so good!

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  44. Wowwwww... esto me flechó. Te lo voy a copiar amiga. besos

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  45. Gloria, this looks so good!! Wow, so much chocolate. And I love the glaze! And of course the nutrients with the zucchini!! You are amazing :)

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  46. mmm that cake looks very soft and moist, Gloria Dear, love it! Happy Valentines :)

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  47. In directions it mentions add zucchini 2/3 cup chocolate chips right before you pour in pan, is there suppose to be chocolate chips in the cake ingredients?

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