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Gluten-Free Chocolate Zucchini Cake

This gluten-free chocolate zucchini cake is a healthy summer treat that you can feel good about eating. ($.72 per serving)
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Chocolate, Zucchini
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 15
Calories 325kcal


  • 2 1/4 cups gluten-free flour
  • 1/3 cup cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 3 eggs
  • 2/3 cup maple syrup
  • 1/3 cup applesauce
  • 1/2 cup melted coconut oil
  • 2 cups grated zucchini
  • 1 1/2 cups chocolate chips divided


  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and grease a 9 by 13 inch baking pan.
  • Sift the flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, and salt into a small bowl.
  • In a large bowl, mix together the eggs, maple syrup, applesauce, and coconut oil. Stir in the zucchini.
  • Add the dry ingredients to the large bowl. Stir together to combine. Stir 3/4 cups chocolate chips into the batter.
  • Transfer the batter to the baking pan. Sprinkle the remaining 3/4 cup of chocolate chips on top.
  • Bake for 25 to 30 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.



Calories: 325kcal