Chocolate Zucchini "Cake" Bread

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deb baldwin

By
@messinthekitchen

My neighbor made this the other day and shared a few pieces with me..I love this..It is more like a cake, than a bread. It is very rich..
It is almost the same as my old recipe that I have except I did not use the chocolate..I have missed out on a lot, in my life.
This recipe was handed down from a friend of hers and she gave me a copy..
The secrete is the 3 cups of grated zucchini for a more moist bread? I say cake!
The original recipe came from the Victorian Bed & Breakfast in Coupeville, Washington.

Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
Comments:
Serves:
2 medium loafs
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
45 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

SMALL BOWL

3 medium
eggs
1 c
vegetable oil
2 tsp
vanilla extract
2 c
sugar, white
3 c
grated zucchinni

LARGE BOWL

2 1/3 c
all purpose flour
1/2 c
unsweetened cocoa
2 tsp
baking soda
1 tsp
cinnamon
1 tsp
salt
1/4 tsp
baking powder
1/2 c
chopped nuts (opt)
1/2 c
chocolate chips

Step-By-Step

1PREHEAT your oven to 350 degrees.

Grease 2 - 5" x 9" loaf pans.

GRATE zucchini, and I after I measured, I cut the 3 cups of grated zucchini again with my kitchen scissors to make smaller pieces.
2IN A MEDIUM BOWL... mix the eggs, oil, vanilla, sugar and zucchini (grated) with a large spoon until well mixed.
3IN A LARGE BOWL...combine the flour, cocoa, baking soda, cinnamon, salt, and baking powder. I used a wire whip to mix the dry ingredients.
4ADD the chocolate chips and nuts to the dry ingredients and stir again.
5ADD the zucchini mixture to the dry ingredients and mix with a large spoon until mixed thoroughly.
6POUR into 2 greased 5" x 9" loaf pans.
7BAKE for 45 minutes, until bread tests done.
8Opt:
Omit chocolate chips and cocoa powder and add:
1 tablespoon lemon rind

About Chocolate Zucchini "Cake" Bread

Course/Dish: Cakes, Sweet Breads
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Hashtags: #nuts, #zucchini