Ghirardelli Chocolate Zucchini Nut Bread

1
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.

Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
50 Min
Method:
Bake

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

How to Make Ghirardelli Chocolate Zucchini Nut Bread

Step-by-Step

  • 1Mix all dry ingredients together in bowl.
  • 2In separate bowl, cream sugar, margarine, oil, vanilla and eggs. Add dry ingredients.
  • 3Mix in buttermilk, pecans, chocolate chips and zucchini.
  • 4Pour 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
Hashtags: #zucchini, #Ghirardelli