Christmas Chocolate Pecan Zucchini Bread

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Tiffany Bannworth

By
@MissAnubis

I think this looks great on Holiday tables. Change the M&M colors to suit whichever holiday has come!

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The addition of zucchini puree and applesauce make this bread really moist. There's a great combination of textures and flavors in this recipe. It would be a perfect breakfast or snack to have on hand for house guests during the holidays. I loved the M&M's on top. The Test Kitchen


Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
12 people, 2 loaves
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
45 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 3 c
    cake flour
  • 1/2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 2 Tbsp
    flax seeds
  • 2 1/2 c
    brown sugar, dark
  • 1/2 c
    cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp
    instant coffee powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • 1 tsp
    cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp
    ginger
  • 1/4 tsp
    clove
  • 1/4 tsp
    nutmeg
  • 3
    eggs
  • 1/2 c
    applesauce
  • 1 c
    vegetable or coconut oil
  • 2 Tbsp
    vanilla
  • 1 3/4 c
    zucchini puree
  • 1/2 c
    pecans (candied even better)
  • 1 c
    dark chocolate chips or chunks
  • 1/4 c
    chopped pecans
  • 1 c
    christmas color m&ms (preferably minis)
  • ·
    olive oil non stick stray
  • ·
    cocoa powder for dusting

How to Make Christmas Chocolate Pecan Zucchini Bread

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 325.
  2. Beat your sugar, eggs, and oil for 3 minutes.
  3. Add the rest of the wet ingredients. Beat for additional minute.
  4. Slowly add, while beating, the rest of the dry ingredients, save the chocolate chunks, nuts, and M&Ms.
  5. Fold in chocolate chunks and candied pecans.
  6. Spray two loaf pans with olive oil non stick spray and lightly dust with cocoa powder.
  7. Pour half batter in each pan.
  8. Sprinkle chopped pecans and M&Ms atop of poured batter. Do not stir.
  9. Bake for 40 minutes. I check the center of mine with a piece of uncooked spaghetti until come out clean.

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About Christmas Chocolate Pecan Zucchini Bread

Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American



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