Vegan Chocolate Zucchini Bread

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Cooking Method: Bake


1 c shredded zucchini
1 c sugar
1/3 c canola oil
3 Tbsp unsweetened cocoa
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp salt
1 tsp vanilla
1 tsp cider vinegar
1/4 tsp cinnamon (optional)
1 1/2 c flour
nuts (optional)

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Susan J Swanson Recipe
Lightly Salted
Valparaiso, IN (pop. 31,730)
Member Since Mar 2011
Susan J's notes for this recipe:
Last summer my friend Ted brought me an abundance of zucchini. After putting a lot in the freezer - some mixed with other vegetables for Ratatouille, some prepared to add to other dishes, still other shredded and pre-measured to make out of season zucchini breads, soups, etc. - I baked breads: plain, pineapple with cranberries or raisins, and chocolate.

Later in the season I planned to visit my sister Joan who has a vegan daughter so decided to make some regular bread for Joan and create a vegan version for Kimberly. This is the first recipe. "Kimberly's Vegan Chocolate Zucchini Bread"
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Oil and dust loaf pan with flour.
Preheat oven 350 degrees
Mix shredded zucchini, sugar, oil, and vinegar.
Add dry ingredients and mix well.

*Add nuts if you are using.
Pour mixture into pan and bake approximately 50 minutes. Check with toothpick and if it comes out clean , it is finished. You may need to cook a few more minutes if it isn't.

* Another time I doubled the recipe, cutting the sugar a bit and baked in a bundt cake pan. It turned out quite well too.

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user Susan J Swanson sjskukana - Aug 10, 2011
Zucchini season is here! If you are vegan or just out of eggs and like chocolate, please try this recipe. :)
user J K Jaelspike - Aug 3, 2012
I needed an egg-free (they're usually dairy free but not egg-free) chocolate zucchini bread recipe and this was really good. You did a great job!
user J K Jaelspike - Aug 3, 2012
I tried this recipe and say it's Family Tested & Approved!
user Susan J Swanson sjskukana - Aug 3, 2012
Thank you. I so glad that you like it. :)
user Sharon Colyer Cmom02 - Jul 22, 2013
Flax is suppose to be a good egg replacement. I think you add water to it & let it set. I don't have any here to check by. Have you ever used it as an egg replacement?

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