Chocolate Zucchini Cake With Broiled Topping

Recipe by Shar-on




  • Prepare a 9 x 13 inch pan by greasing it.
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • To make cake, beat eggs, oil, honey and brown sugar tog.
  • Mix dry ingredients (baking powder, salt, flour, buckwheat flour and cocoa) and set aside.
  • Mix tog buttermilk and soda and set aside.
  • Add zucchini to egg mixture, then add 1/3 of the flour mixture.
  • Mix the remaining flour mixture and buttermilk alternately into the egg mixture.
  • Add almond flavoring.
  • After this is all mixed tog well, pour into prepared cake pan.
  • Bake at 350 degF for 35- 40 minutes, testing with a tooth pick to see if done, especially in the middle or in the cracks.
  • While the cake is baking, prepare the topping by melting the butter, then add brown sugar and milk.
  • After the cake is done remove from oven and spread 1/2 of the topping mixture over the cake, making sure all the cake has topping on it, then sprinkle the sliced almonds over the cake evenly and to taste.
  • Drizzle the remaining syrup of the almonds on the cake and return to oven.
  • Broil the cake until it is nicely browned,watching not to burn the topping.
  • Can be served warm or cold.
  • Top each serving with some whipped topping, like whipped cream, to taste.
  • Enjoy!