Chocolate Zucchini Rum Cake Recipe

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Chocolate Zucchini Rum Cake
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  1. Position a rack in the center of the oven.
  2. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  3. Generously grease a nonstick 10-inch tube pan.
  4. In a large bowl, combine flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon and salt.
  5. Make a well in the center of the ingredients and set aside.
  6. In a medium sized bowl, applesauce, brown and white sugars, eggs and egg whites, zucchini, rum, buttermilk and oil.
  7. Beat for 1 minute with a handheld mixer on medium/low until frothy.
  8. (Use a small grater holes for grating the zucchini. It is not necessary to peel them, but make sure they are well-rinsed.- Drain any excess water from the grated zucchini before using. Place in colander and let drain for about 10 minutes before using. Do n) Pour applesauce mixture into the well made in the flour and dry ingredients.
  9. Quickly fold ingredients together with rubber spatula until almost combined.
  10. Continue to fold in chocolate chips until a few wisps of flour remain.
  11. Do not overmix.
  12. Pour into a prepared tube pan and bake for 40-45 minutes or until done.
  13. The cake will spring back lightly when touched and a toothpick inserted in the center comes out with a few moist crumbs attached.
  14. Do not overbake.
  15. Let sit on a wire rack for 15 minutes and then unmold cake.
  16. Place right-side-up on a wire rack to cool completely.
  17. To serve, combine powdered sugar and rum in a small bowl.
  18. Place on a rimmed cake plate and glaze with the rum glaze.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 739.52 Kcal (3096 kJ)
Calories from fat 245.71 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 27.3g 42%
Cholesterol 28.5mg 9%
Sodium 1230.47mg 51%
Potassium 1288.14mg 27%
Total Carbs 110.24g 37%
Sugars 56.67g 227%
Dietary Fiber 3.87g 15%
Protein 11.11g 22%
Vitamin C 14.2mg 24%
Iron 2.6mg 14%
Calcium 187.7mg 19%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 310.29 Kcal (1299 kJ)
Calories from fat 103.09 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11.45g 42%
Cholesterol 11.96mg 9%
Sodium 516.27mg 51%
Potassium 540.47mg 27%
Total Carbs 46.25g 37%
Sugars 23.78g 227%
Dietary Fiber 1.63g 15%
Protein 4.66g 22%
Vitamin C 6mg 24%
Iron 1.1mg 14%
Calcium 78.7mg 19%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 16.3
  • 20

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low cholesterol

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium,
  • High in Sugar

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