Chocolate Zuchinni Bread / Cake Recipe

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Chocolate Zuchinni Bread / Cake

Laura Spencer-Whitacre

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@fuddnbubbles

Gotta eat your Veggies, but I like mine warmed with vanilla ice cream and hot fudge sauce :) oh no. anyway, this is my favorite tried and true recipe I have been making for 30 years.


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Ingredients

2 1/2 c
all purpose flour
1/2 c
cocoa powder
2 1/2 tsp
baking powder
1 1/2 tsp
baking soda
1 tsp
salt
2 c
zucchini, coursely shredded
1/2 c
milk
3/4 c
butter, softened
2 c
sugar
3 large
eggs
2 tsp
vanilla extract (always pure)
1 tsp
cinnamon
2 tsp
orange peel, ( fresh is best) opt.
1 c
nuts, raisins. opt.......

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Heat oven to 350*.
Beat together the butter and sugar until smooth and blended.
Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. Stir in vanilla, orange peel (opt),and zucchini. Alternately stir dry ingredients and milk into zucchini mixture, including nuts in last addition.
2
Pour batter into greased and floured loaf pans (2) or a 10" tube or bundt pan.
Bake 350 for 1 hour or until pick comes out clean. Cool in pan for 15 minutes or so; turn out on wire rack to cool
3
You can Glaze with, 2 cups powdered sugar, 3 tbsp. milk and 1 teas. Vanilla. Beat until smooth. OR slice a piece and warm in microwave a few seconds or hot out of the oven. Top with a scoop of Vanilla ice cream and chocolate sauce. I know, me bad, but its just too good. enjoy. xoxoxoxo

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