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Yummy healthy chocolate cake the whole family will love! Full of fibre and nutrient rich zucchini. Courtney has sent us this fabulous recipe.


Servings

24 pieces

Total time

0 minutes

Courses

Dessert


Ingredients

  • ⅓ cup butter
  • ½ cup coconut sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • ⅓ cup Greek yoghurt
  • 1½ cups wholemeal flour
  • ¼ cup cocoa
  • 2 tsp baking soda
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • ¼ cup dark chocolate chips
  • 3 cups grated zucchini
  • ½ cup dark chocolate chips
  • 3 tbsp coconut oil
  • 1 tbsp vanilla extract


Method

  1. Preheat oven to 170C
  2. Cream butter and coconut sugar. Mix in eggs one at a time. Add honey, vanilla extract and yoghurt and mix well.
  3. Sift dry ingredients into separate bowl. Add husks from sieve and chocolate chips to dry ingredients.
  4. Mix dry ingredients alternatively with zucchini into cake mixture.
  5. Spoon mixture into greased and lined 20 x 30 sponge roll tin.
  6. Bake for 45 minutes or until a skewer comes out clean. Leave to cool completely before adding the icing (if using).
  7. Melt chocolate chips and coconut oil over low heat. Add vanilla extract.
  8. Leave to cool slightly then whisk lightly and spread over cake.
  9. When cool cut into 24 pieces. Run knife under hot water before cutting to prevent icing cracking.

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