Tag: chocolate

Beet Chocolate Cake

Yes, really! Think about it: this may be the original Red Velvet cake. Who knows, this might become your favorite way to eat beets. It is also great for disposing of leftovers. The first time I made this cake, my family was skeptical. However, when it came out of the oven, […]

Chocolate Zucchini Cake

2 1/4 c sifted flour 1/2 c unsweetened cocoa powder 1 tsp baking soda 1 tsp salt 1 3/4 c sugar 1/2 c (1 stick) unsalted butter, room temperature 1/2 c vegetable oil 2 large eggs 1 tsp vanilla extract 1/2 c plain yogurt or buttermilk 2 c grated unpeeled […]

Zucchini Chocolate Chip Cookies

I first found the recipe for this in the book Animal, Vegetable, Miracle by Barbara Kingsolver. I’ve tweaked the spices, because I like them a bit more assertive.  1 egg, beaten 1/2 c unsalted butter, softened 1/2 c brown sugar (packed) 1/3 c honey 1 1/2 Tbsp vanilla extract 1 […]