Ghirardelli Chocolate Zucchini Nut Bread

linda hennessey

By
@goirish86

I am always looking for creative ways to use the fresh vegetables as they come out of the garden. This chocolate bread is always a hit and no one ever guesses that there is zucchini in it.


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Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

50 Min

Ingredients

DRY INGREDIENTS

2 1/2 c
flour
1 tsp
baking soda
1/2 tsp
cinnamon
4 Tbsp
ghirardelli chocolate unsweetened cocoa

CREAMED INGREDIENTS

1 1/4 c
sugar
1/2 c
softened margarine
1/2 c
canola oil
1 tsp
vanilla
2
eggs

ADD

1/2 c
buttermilk
1 c
pecans, chopped
3/4 c
mini semi-sweet chocolate chips
2 c
grated zucchini

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Mix all dry ingredients together in bowl.
2
In separate bowl, cream sugar, margarine, oil, vanilla and eggs. Add dry ingredients.
3
Mix in buttermilk, pecans, chocolate chips and zucchini.
4
Pour into two greased and floured loaf pans. Cook at 325 degrees for approximately 50-60 minutes until toothpick comes out smooth. Remove from pans. Cool and slice.

About this Recipe

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