Christmas Chocolate Pecan Zucchini Bread

Tiffany Bannworth


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


★★★★★ 2 votes

12 people, 2 loaves
30 Min
45 Min


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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
1 tsp
1/2 tsp
1/4 tsp
1/4 tsp
1/2 c
1 c
vegetable or coconut oil
2 Tbsp
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


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