Ghirardelli Chocolate Zucchini Nut Bread

linda hennessey


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.


★★★★★ 2 votes

20 Min
50 Min



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

  • 1 1/4 c
  • 1/2 c
    softened margarine
  • 1/2 c
    canola oil
  • 1 tsp
  • 2
  • ADD

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

How to Make Ghirardelli Chocolate Zucchini Nut Bread


  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.

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About Ghirardelli Chocolate Zucchini Nut Bread

Course/Dish: Sweet Breads
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American

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