Chocolate Banana Zucchini Cake

Health score
3%
Chocolate Banana Zucchini Cake
45 min.
8
665kcal
100%sweetness
14.49%saltiness
4.48%sourness
4.72%bitterness
7.74%savoriness
33.01%fattiness
0%spiciness

Ingredients

  • 0.5 cup butter unsalted at room temperature
  • cups flour 
  • 0.5 cup cocoa powder unsweetened
  • teaspoon baking soda 
  • 0.5 teaspoon double-acting baking powder 
  • 0.5 teaspoon salt 
  • cup brown sugar light packed ()
  • cup brown sugar light packed ()
  • tablespoons granulated sugar white
  • teaspoon vanilla extract pure
  • teaspoon coffee instant
  • large eggs 
  • cup zucchini grated unpeeled
  • large banana mashed ()
  • cup chocolate chips 
  • servings sugar (for sprinkling on the top)

Equipment

  • food processor
  • frying pan
  • oven
  • knife
  • whisk
  • mixing bowl
  • wire rack
  • cake form
  • spatula
  • springform pan

Directions

  1. Pre-heat the oven to 350 degrees F and grease a 10-inch cake or springform pan with oil.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, whisk together the flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, baking powder and salt.
  3. In a food processor, process the sugar and butter until creamy. You can also do this by hand using a sturdy spatula.
  4. Add the vanilla essence, coffee granules and eggs mixing well between each addition.
  5. Reserve a cup of the flour mixture and add the rest to the egg mixture.
  6. Mix until just combined. The batter will be thick.
  7. Add the mashed banana and mix. Don't overmix.The batter will be lumpy.
  8. Add the zucchini and chocolate chips to the reserved flour mixture and toss to coat.
  9. Fold into the batter and blend with a spatula- don't overmix.
  10. Pour into the prepared cake pan and level the surface with a spatula.
  11. Bake for 40-50 min, until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean.
  12. Let it cool for 10 min, run a knife around the pan to loosen the cake and take the cake out carefully on the cooling rack.
  13. Let it come to room temperature.
  14. Sprinkle with confectioner's sugar or glaze with melted chocolate.

Nutrition Facts

Calories665kcal
Protein4.82%
Fat27.49%
Carbs67.69%

Properties

Glycemic Index
47.12
Glycemic Load
31.81
Inflammation Score
-6
Nutrition Score
12.593043478261%

Flavonoids

Catechin
4.52mg
Epicatechin
10.56mg
Kaempferol
0.02mg
Quercetin
0.65mg

Taste

Sweetness:
100%
Saltiness:
14.49%
Sourness:
4.48%
Bitterness:
4.72%
Savoriness:
7.74%
Fattiness:
33.01%
Spiciness:
0%

Nutrients percent of daily need

Calories:665.18kcal
33.26%
Fat:20.97g
32.26%
Saturated Fat:14.72g
91.99%
Carbohydrates:116.19g
38.73%
Net Carbohydrates:111.91g
40.69%
Sugar:81.74g
90.83%
Cholesterol:77.23mg
25.74%
Sodium:370.86mg
16.12%
Caffeine:16.29mg
5.43%
Protein:8.27g
16.53%
Manganese:0.57mg
28.39%
Selenium:17.5µg
25%
Folate:77.6µg
19.4%
Vitamin B1:0.29mg
19.33%
Iron:3.24mg
18.03%
Vitamin B2:0.3mg
17.66%
Copper:0.35mg
17.52%
Fiber:4.29g
17.14%
Calcium:154.32mg
15.43%
Phosphorus:147.42mg
14.74%
Magnesium:56.45mg
14.11%
Potassium:458.29mg
13.09%
Vitamin B3:2.49mg
12.46%
Zinc:1.65mg
10.99%
Vitamin A:466.18IU
9.32%
Vitamin B6:0.18mg
9.07%
Vitamin B5:0.69mg
6.88%
Vitamin E:0.87mg
5.82%
Vitamin C:4.37mg
5.29%
Vitamin K:3.75µg
3.57%
Vitamin B12:0.2µg
3.31%
Vitamin D:0.46µg
3.09%
Source:Foodista