Chocolate, Zucchini, Sweet Potato, Cake

READY IN: 1hr 20mins
Recipe by Rita1652

This cake must be good for you with zucchini, sweet potato, cherries and cocoa! How can you go wrong?

Top Review by Noochie Mama

I made a version of this for my son's first birthday cake, but I omitted the nuts and cherries. I also used whole wheat flour rather than rye (my son hadn't had rye yet). I used maple syrup instead of honey and reduced the brown sugar to one cup. Instead of the glaze, I frosted it with a lightly sweetened cream cheese and whipped cream frosting. He loved it and the small taste that I had was very moist and flavorful. A MUCH better alternative to typical sugary cakes. I plan on making this as written some day, but wanted to include my version in case someone else is looking for a lower sugar cake that is perfect for baby's first birthday.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Butter and flour a bundt pan.
  3. Sift together first 7 ingredients.
  4. Set aside.
  5. In a mixer mix oil, sugar, honey add eggs and vanilla.
  6. Mix dry ingredients into egg mixture then add buttermilk.
  7. Stir in remaining ingredients.
  8. Pour into pan and bake for 50-60 minutes till toothpick comes out clean.
  9. Let cool.
  10. Invert onto cake dish.
  11. Mix glaze and water and pour onto cake.

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