Chocolate Zucchini Cake

Moist, intensely flavorful chocolate zucchini cake with Kefir. A perfect way to enjoy chocolate without worrying calories.

chocolate zucchini cakeIngredients

  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • ½ cup butter
  • ½ cup coconut oil
  • 1 cup Kefir
  • 2 cups grated zucchini
  • 3 Tbsp Cacao or cocoa powder
  • ½ tsp Celtic sea salt
  • 1 cup maple syrup
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 2½ cups of spelt sprouted flour

Glaze

  • ¼ cup of kefir
  • 3 ounces of organic chocolate chips or cacao chocolate chips

Instructions

  1. Combine the butter and oil together and mix. Then add in the kefir, cocoa powder, grated zucchini, eggs, vanilla and maple syrup.
  2. In a separate bowl, combine the dry ingredients together. Then add one cup of dry ingredients into the butter and oil mixture and mix well until combine for about 2 minutes. (Remember to add the dry ingredients one at a time).
  3. Next is to pour the batter into a greased baking pan and bake for about 40-45 minutes at 350 degrees. If your using a bundt pan, increase the time of baking to 10 minutes.
  4. For the chocolate topping, on a low heat place the chocolate in a double broiler and stir until chocolate is melted. Remove from the heat and add the kefir and stir until well combined.
  5. Finally, drizzle the melted chocolate over the cake.

Enjoy!