Very moist zucchini cake with a nice aroma of rum.
Zucchini Chocolate Rum Cake
3/4 cup butter, softened
2 cups white sugar
2 cups grated zucchini
1/3 cup rum
2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 cup chopped walnuts
1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
1 1/2 teaspoons salt
3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 cup milk
1 2/3 cups confectioners’ sugar
3 tablespoons rum
1 Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour a 10 inch Bundt pan.
2 In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs one at a time, beating well with each addition. Stir in Zucchini and 1/3 cup rum.
3 In a separate bowl, mix flour with nuts, chocolate, cocoa, baking powder, soda, salt and cinnamon. Stir flour mixture and milk into egg mixture until well blended.
4 Spread Batter into 10 inch Bundt pan. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 50 to 55 minutes, or until toothpick inserted into center of cake comes out clean. Let cake cool in pan for 15 minutes, then invert onto wire rack and cool completely. Drizzle with rum glaze.
5 Rum Glaze: In a medium bowl, combine confectioners sugar with 3 tablespoons rum. Mix until smooth.