Molasses Zucchini Cake

Recipe by Outta Here

A rich, moist cake. Good with whipped cream, or frosted with a cream cheese frosting. Dice the zukes instead of grating. Cook time does not include cooling time.

Top Review by Creme Brulee

This was a weird zucchini loaf recipe so I followed the directions to a T (ok, I did add lemon ZEST not RIND). Absolutely great cake! Extremely moist, holds its shape, and I can even detect the lemon flavor which is delicious. I cut the zucchini into small dice and it really worked. My molasses made the cake dark to a point that it looks chocolate. It's right on for sweetness.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Pre-heat oven to 350°F.
  2. Grease and flour a 9x13-inch baking pan.
  3. In a large bowl, mix egg, sugar, molasses, and oil; add nuts.
  4. In another bowl, mix together flour, salt, soda, baking powder and lemon rind; add alternately with buttermilk to egg mixture.
  5. Stir in diced zucchini.
  6. Pour into prepared pan.
  7. Bake for 35-40 minutes, or until cake tester inserted in center comes out clean.
  8. Cool in pan on wire rack.
  9. When completely cooled, frost if desired. Or serve with whipped cream.

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