Blanche's Chocolate Zucchini Cake

My in-laws were "regulars" at a campground and Blanche was one their friends at the campground. This was written on a sheet of tablet paper in Blanche's handwriting.

1/2 cup butter or margarine

1/2 cup oil

1 3/4 cup sugar


2 eggs unbeaten

2 tspn vanilla

1/2 cup sour milk

Add to creamed mixture (above)

2 1/2 cups flour (any kind except cake flour)

4 tbsp. cocoa

1 tsp. baking soda

1/2 tsp. cinnamon

1 tsp. salt

1 tsp. bkg. powder

NOW-add cut up zucchini-2 cups

Put in 9X13 inch pan & sprinkle with sugar-1/2 cup chocolate chips and nuts.
Bake at 325° for 45 minutes.
It can be eaten this way-or with kool whip or you can frost it. I usually frost it with the following frosting.

6 tablespoons softened marg. or butter

1/2 cup Hershey's cocoa

2 2/3 cups confectioners sugar

1/3 cup milk

1 tspn. vanilla

Cream butter & add cocoa & confectioners sugar, alternately with milk; beat to spreading consistency. Blend in vanilla. (Additional milk can be added if necessary)