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chocolate zuchinni bread / cake

★★★★★ 2
a recipe by
Laura Spencer-Whitacre
Fort Mohave, AZ

Gotta eat your Veggies, but I like mine warmed with vanilla ice cream and hot fudge sauce :) oh no. anyway, this is my favorite tried and true recipe I have been making for 30 years.

★★★★★ 2

Ingredients For chocolate zuchinni bread / cake

  • 2 1/2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1/2 c
    cocoa powder
  • 2 1/2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 tsp
  • 2 c
    zucchini, coursely shredded
  • 1/2 c
  • 3/4 c
    butter, softened
  • 2 c
  • 3 lg
  • 2 tsp
    vanilla extract (always pure)
  • 1 tsp
  • 2 tsp
    orange peel, ( fresh is best) opt.
  • 1 c
    nuts, raisins. opt.......

How To Make chocolate zuchinni bread / cake

  • 1
    Heat oven to 350*. Beat together the butter and sugar until smooth and blended. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. Stir in vanilla, orange peel (opt),and zucchini. Alternately stir dry ingredients and milk into zucchini mixture, including nuts in last addition.
  • 2
    Pour batter into greased and floured loaf pans (2) or a 10" tube or bundt pan. Bake 350 for 1 hour or until pick comes out clean. Cool in pan for 15 minutes or so; turn out on wire rack to cool
  • 3
    You can Glaze with, 2 cups powdered sugar, 3 tbsp. milk and 1 teas. Vanilla. Beat until smooth. OR slice a piece and warm in microwave a few seconds or hot out of the oven. Top with a scoop of Vanilla ice cream and chocolate sauce. I know, me bad, but its just too good. enjoy. xoxoxoxo