Chocolate Zuchinni Bread / Cake

Chocolate Zuchinni Bread / Cake Recipe

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Laura Spencer-Whitacre


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.

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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 large
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


  • 1Heat 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.
  • 2Pour 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
  • 3You 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

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