Monday, March 21, 2011

Zucchini Dessert Squares


Moist, delicious and you will be asked to make it again!


The cake is rich in spices, loads of rich chocolate in each bite and then sprinkled with confectinery sugar, perfect for anytime. The kids will love it, oh yea its good for you lol!


2 cups sugar
1 cup oil
3 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 cups shredded zucchini
2 cups flour
2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon allspice
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon baking soda
2 teaspoons baking powder
3/4 cup old fashioned rolled oats
Optional: Fold in last:
1 cup milk chocolate chips or raisins, pecan and walnuts


PREPARATION:
 Beat all wet ingredients in a large bowl till blended together.Place all rest of the dry  ingredients into the same  bowl and blend for one minute except the chocolate chips or raisins.. Fold in chocolate chips or raisins Pour into brownie size pan or 13x9 pan ( I like my cake thick and high) . Bake at 350 degrees for 15-20 minutes.
I just love this recipe its so easy!

31 comments:

Laurie Alves said...

Delish! Must be a wonderfully moist cake! Yum! Love zucchini. So versatile!

Federica said...

Amazing dear, this cake is great. I made ​​a cake with zucchini some time ago and it was a great success. Very good. Bye, hope you have a wonderful week

Lizzy said...

This looks very similar to my zucchini bread recipe...so I know I'd LOVE it! This is my ideal snack cake :)

Claudia said...

You know I have 4 cups of shredded zucchini frozen for just such an occasion. Wonderful, easy dessert and a grand way to welcome home my family when the snows return this week.

Dee said...

Yum! I have never made baked anything with zucchini. I need to try this one! By the way, I really enjoy reading your blog and I have an award for you to claim: http://deelicioussweets.blogspot.com/2011/03/sisterhood-of-world-bloggers-award.html Just click and save the image of the award and post it on your blog if you like :)

Kathy Gori said...

These look great! Funny how zucchini works its' way in everywhere!

Swathi said...

Zucchini makes the dessert more delectable.

5 Star Foodie said...

Scrumptious dessert, very healthy with zucchini too. Love the addition of allspice.

Catherine said...

Dear Claudia, This dessert sounds delicious...you can have your veggies and dessert at the same time! I would love to try this...Blessings, Catherine

Torviewtoronto said...

looks delicious and healthy haven't had this

Parsley Sage said...

Zucchinis are so cool! These looks super delish.

Tammy said...

How wonderful is this?! Your dessert squares look and sound wonderful, Claudia!

xx,
Tammy

Cassie said...

I sooooo NEED one of these in my life..... it looks absolutely brill..

Drick said...

yummmm, would like the raisins in this, adds a nice sweetness I think and added texture....

Reeni said...

I was just wistfully dreaming of my garden and all the zucchini I'm going to plant! This is scrumptious!

Elisabeth said...

I lost my really good zucchini bread recipe, but now, I'm more excited to make this yummy zucchini moist cake recipe...thanks for sharing!

Victoria said...

Ahhh, love zucchini cake (an excellent way to use up excess amounts of the lovely vegetable) and the addition of chocolate chips or raisins is a great touch too. Happy spring :)

My Little Space said...

OMG, this is simply gorgeous. Bookmarked this for later use. Thanks again.
Kristy

briarrose said...

Beautiful dessert. I love the chocolate and zucchini combination.

Design Wine and Dine said...

I had to see this post as these are something I have been wanting to make sice last year!

Bookmarking!

mywanderingspoon said...

Brilliant, zucchinis are so good in desserts:)

Melynda said...

Hello again, I am sharing this wonderful recipe on my Wednesday post. thanks.

Roz from 'la bella vita' said...

zucchini is so incredible in desserts! I like the idea of these little snack squares . . . grab and go!

Magic of Spice said...

So delicious...love recipes like
this :)

Terra said...

I am such a fan of Zucchini Bread, this recipe made my ears perk up, YUM! The added bonus of oatmeal, and chocolate chips is perfect. It really does look moist and delicious:-)
Take care,
Terra

Joanne said...

Anything with oatmeal has my attention. Delicious!

Belinda @zomppa said...

Gosh - this looks so moist! What time is afternoon tea? I'll bring the tea. =)

Mary said...

The fact that its easy doesn't mean it's not delicious. It really looks wonderful. This is my first visit to your blog and I've spent some time browsing through your earlier entries. I'm so glad I did that. I really like the food and recipes you feature here. I'll definitely be back. I hope you have a great day. Blessings...Mary

Kankana said...

i really can't imagine zucchini in a cake. but yours look gorgeous and SO moist. :)

kankana said...

I heard a lot about zucchini and chocolate combination but somehow the though of adding zucchini as dessert never sound that great to me. You are clearing my doubts. This looks delicious!

Joanne said...

Delicious.