A piece of flourless double chocolate zucchini cake with a bite out of it and a glass of milk in the background

Double Chocolate Flourless Zucchini Cake (Paleo!)

  • Author: Bet
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 35 minutes
  • Total Time: 45 minutes
  • Yield: 9 servings
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Baking
  • Cuisine: Paleo


1-1/2 to 1-3/4 cup shredded zucchini (about 2 small or 1 large; mine was about 10 oz)

1 cup almond butter

1/3 cup honey

1/3 cup cocoa powder

1 egg

1/4 teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon baking soda

1 teaspoon vanilla

1/3 cup mini chocolate chips (regular is fine, too. You can omit or use a brand like Enjoy Life for paleo)


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 and shred the zucchini. Err on the side of a little extra rather than skimping – I could press mine down to 1-1/2 cup, so it was a loosely packed/piled up 1-3/4 cup.
  2. Mix all ingredients in a mixing bowl until thoroughly combined. There’s no particular order or mixing method – just dump it all in and stir!
  3. Transfer the batter to a greased (or parchment-lined) 8×8 pan and bake 35-40 minutes or until the cake tests done (a toothpick will come out clean with maybe a few crumbs).


This recipe is adapted from my flourless chocolate chip zucchini snack cake