Double-Chocolatey Zucchini Nut Bread

Jacklyn Bertolini

By
@jrb209

Found this recipe, tweaked it and now I think it's GREAT! A great summer treat that the kids (and everyone else) will LOVE. If you
are craving some chocolate - this one will make you VERY HAPPY!!!!!


Featured Pinch Tips Video

Comments:

Serves:

8-10

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

55 Min

Ingredients

1 1/2 c
shredded raw zucchini (skin on)
1 c
all purpose flour
1/2 c
unsweeted cocoa powder
1 tsp
baking soda
1/4 tsp
baking powder
1/4 tsp
salt
1/2 tsp
ground cinnamon
1/2 c
canola oil
1/2 c
granulated white sugar
1/2 c
brown sugar
2
large eggs
1 tsp
pure vanilla extract
3/4 c
semi-sweet chocolate chips
1/4 tsp
nutmeg (optional)
3/4 c
chopped walnuts (optional)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350 degrees, spray your loaf pan with no-stick spray.

Grate your zucchini (I cut mine into several wedges first) and set it aside.
2
In a large bowl mix together the flour, cocoa, baking soda, baking powder, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg. Set Aside.
3
In seperate bowl beat the oil, sugars, eggs, and vanilla until well blended. Mix in the zucchini and add the flour mixture gradually. Next fold-in the chocolate chips and chopped walnuts. Fill loaf pan 3/4 full and bake about 55 minutes to an hour or until toothpick comes out clean. Remove bread from pan and cool completely. I always refrigerate this bread.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Breads, Chocolate, Sweet Breads
Other Tag: Quick & Easy