Chocolate Zucchini Snack Cake


  • 1 3/4  cups german chocolate cake mix with pudding (from 18.25-oz box)
  • 1  cup shredded unpeeled zucchini (about 1 medium)
  • 1/2  teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8  teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/4  cup buttermilk
  • 2  tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1  egg
  • 1/4  cup chopped nuts
  • 1/4  cup miniature semisweet chocolate chips


  1. 1Heat oven to 350°F for shiny metal or glass pan (or 325°F for dark or nonstick pan). Spray bottom and side of 9- or 8-inch round cake pan with baking spray with flour.
  2. 2In large bowl, beat cake mix, zucchini, cinnamon, cloves, buttermilk, oil and egg with electric mixer on low speed until moistened. Beat on medium speed 2 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally. Pour into pan. Sprinkle evenly with nuts and chocolate chips.
  3. 3Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely, about 1 hour.