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Chocolate Chip Zucchini Cake

Grab your garden zucchini and bake this amazing cake! Filled with mini chocolate chips and topped with a crunchy streusel.

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This Chocolate Chip Zucchini Cake is pretty similar to a coffee cake texture.

It will go great with your morning coffee or tea. But, don’t count it out for dessert either! It’s perfect for either and it’s also loaded with mini chocolate chips. Plus, it’s topped off with a nice, crunchy, chocolate chip streusel. It’s dee-licous.

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Ingredients Needed:

  • Flour + Baking powder + Baking soda+Salt+ Ground cinnamon
  • Butter, melted
  • Eggs
  • Brown sugar
  • Zucchini, grated
  • Mini chocolate chips

How to Make:

  • First, make batter. Be sure not to over mix your batter. This can give you a dense cake.
  • Spread batter into prepared pan. Then, make your topping.
  • Simply mix together the flour, mini chocolate chips and sugar. Then, with a pastry cutter, two knives or your food processor, cut the cold butter into the mixture. You want it to resemble coarse crumbs.
  • Sprinkle on top of the batter in pan.
  • Bake it!
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A few things to note:

  • I previously published this post in 2016. It’s being re-shared with updated photos and recipe instructions.
  • Have an iron skillet? This cake can be easily baked in a 8-9 inch iron skillet. The ingredients and baking instructions are the same.

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Yield: 8 slices

Chocolate Chip Zucchini Cake

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Grab your garden zucchini and bake this amazing cake! Filled with mini chocolate chips and topped with a crunchy streusel.
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour



  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 1 cup shredded zucchini
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup butter, melted
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 cup mini chocolate chips


  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 3 TBSP mini chocolate chips
  • 3 TBSP cold butter


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.Grease a 9 inch round cake pan.
  2. In a bowl, whisk together flour, salt, baking soda, baking powder and ground cinnamon. Set aside.
  3. In a mixing bowl, beat together brown sugar, melted butter, grated zucchini, eggs and vanilla. Mix until combined.
  4. Gradually, add in flour mixture and beat until just combined.
  5. Fold in mini chocolate chips. Spread batter into prepared pan.
  6. Mix together flour, sugar and mini chocolate chips for topping.
  7. Cut cold butter into mixture to make coarse crumbs and sprinkle evenly on top of batter.
  8. Bake for 30 minutes or until toothpick inserted comes out clean.


  • Adapted from Betty Crocker

Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:


Amount Per Serving: Calories: 394Total Fat: 21gSaturated Fat: 13gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 7gCholesterol: 78mgSodium: 362mgCarbohydrates: 48gFiber: 3gSugar: 21gProtein: 6g

All information and tools presented and written within this site are intended for informational purposes only. I am not a certified nutritionist and any nutritional information on should only be used as a general guideline. This information is provided as a courtesy and there is no guarantee that the information will be completely accurate

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