From the Wood Stove to Your Stove

This deliciously moist chocolate cake is always a favorite when served on board. 


3 sqs        Unsweetened Chocolate

1  1/2 C    oil

3 C           sugar

1 t             vanilla

4 lg           eggs

3C            flour

1 1/2 t       baking powder

1 t             baking soda

1 t             salt

3 C           zucchini


Preheat oven to 350 degrees F

On stovetop in a large sauce pan, melt chocolate and oil together, blending in the sugar. Add vanilla and beat in the eggs one at a time. Set aside.


In a large bowl, sift together the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Pour the liquid mixture into this and mix gently. Stir in the zucchini.


Bake the cake in a 9x13 greased baking pan for 36 minutes or until done. Sprinkle with confectioners' sugar or top with a chocolate frosting.