Cook Time: Prep Time: 15 minutes; Total Time: 1 hour; 20 minutes (includes baking and cooling time)
Meal Type: Dessert
NC Ingredients: zucchini, eggs
Heat oven to 350 degrees. Coat bottom and sides of 9 to 12 cup fluted tube pan with cooking spray.
Mix flour, cocoa, baking powder, baking soda, salt and cinnamon in a medium bowl. Beat sugar and butter with a mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs, applesauce and vanilla. Reduce speed to low. Add dry ingredients; beat until blended. Gently stir in zucchini.
Pour batter into prepared pan. Bake for 60-70 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool on wire rack for 10 minutes. Loosen cake from sides of pan with a thin knife. Gently shake cake from pan onto serving plate. Sprinkle with powdered sugar.