3 c. flour
1 1/4 tsp. baking powder
1 1/4 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. cinnamon
4 eggs
3 c. sugar
1 1/2 c. oil
3 oz. melted & cooled chocolate
1 1/2 tsp. vanilla
1/2 tsp. almond extract
3 c. coarsely grated zucchini
1 c. chopped nuts
1/2 c. chopped dates

Sift together flour, baking powder, soda, salt and cinnamon. Set aside. Beat eggs in large bowl until frothy. Gradually beat in sugar and oil. Add chocolate, vanilla and almond extract. Fold in dry ingredients. Squeeze excess moisture from zucchini. Fold zucchini, nuts and dates into batter. Pour into greased and floured 10 inch tube pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour and 15 minutes to 1 hour and 25 minutes. Test with a toothpick. Let stand inverted on wire rack 20 minutes. Remove pan. Cool, cook completely on rack.