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)
- 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: 272kcal | Carbohydrates: 37g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.4g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 0.04g | Cholesterol: 35mg | Sodium: 178mg | Potassium: 121mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 21g | Vitamin A: 122IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 59mg | Iron: 1mg