Double Chocolate Zucchini Bread

Jennifer Morrisey

By
@Jmorrisey

This is one of those recipes I tried for something different, and it became more popular with my family than the original version of zucchini bread I was making. It is moist and loaded with chocolate flavor, packing two kinds of chocolate for maximum chocolate enjoyment: unsweetened cocoa powder and semi sweet chocolate chips, this bread is sure to satisfy your strongest chocolate craving.


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Prep:

25 Min

Cook:

1 Hr 15 Min

Ingredients

2 large
eggs
1/3 c
honey
1/2 c
vegetable oil
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1 tsp
salt
1/2 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
baking soda
1/3 c
baking cocoa or dutch-process cocoa
1 2/3 c
all purpose flour
2 c
shredded, unpeeled zucchini (gently pressed between layers of a clean tea towel to get rid of excess moisture)
1
chocolate chips

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat the oven to 350°F; spray an 8 1/2" x 4 1/2" loaf pan with nonstick cooking spray .
2
In a large mixing bowl, beat together the eggs, honey, oil, sugar, and vanilla until smooth.
3
Sift in the salt, baking soda, baking powder, cocoa, and flour, stir until well combined.
4
Stir in the zucchini and chocolate chips. Pour into prepared pan.
5
Bake the bread for 65 to 75 minutes, until the loaf tests done (a toothpick or cake tester inserted into the center will come out clean, there maybe a tiny bit of chocolate on the toothpick from the melted chips, that is ok).
6
Remove the bread from the oven, and let it cool for 10 to 15 minutes before turning it out of the pan onto a rack. Cool completely before slicing; store in an air tight container.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Sweet Breads
Hashtags: #sweet, #Breads, #zucchini