Chocolate Zucchini Cake

Chocolate Zucchini Cake

2-1/2 c. flour
1/2 c. cocoa
2-1/2 t. baking powder
1-1/2 t. baking soda
1 t. cinnamon
1/2 t. salt
1/8 t. cloves or mace
3/4 c. butter or margarine
2 c. sugar
3 eggs
2 t. vanilla
2 t. grated orange or lemon peel (or 1 t. dried)
1/2 c. milk
2 c. shredded zucchini
1 c. chopped walnuts or pecans

2 c. powdered sugar
3 T. milk
1 t. vanilla

Preheat oven to 350° F.

Combine all dry ingredients together except sugar.

Beat egg and add sugar. Add eggs one at a time; beat well. Add vanilla.

Add dry ingredients alternating with milk.

Fold in zucchini, nuts and peel.

Pour into greased and floured tube pan or 9 x 13 cake pan.

Bake for 50 to 60 minutes until cake tests done.

Cool pan 15 minutes and turn out.

Drizzle glaze over cake when cooled.

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