Fudgy Chocolate Zucchini Bread

Fudgy Chocolate Zucchini Bread

Fudgy Chocolate Zucchini Bread

We plated two zucchini plants in our garden and one died.  The surviving one looks like something that belongs in Jurassic Park, it’s massive and apparently trying to  make up for the loss of it’s companion because it’s producing these massive zucchinis that are really only fit for bread and baked goods so buckle up followers and let the zucchini recipes take over!  This one was delicious by the way.

1 cup flour

1/2 cup cocoa powder

1 teaspoon baking powder

1/4 teaspoon salt

1 cup brown sugar

1/4 cup butter, melted

1/4 cup olive or canola oil

2 eggs

1 teaspoon vanilla

1 1/2 cups packed shredded zucchini1

1 1/4 cups chocolate chips, divided

1/2 cup chopped walnuts

1  Preheat oven to 350.  Grease loaf pan with cooking spray for baking.

2  Whisk together flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, and salt.

3  In another bowl, whisk together brown sugar, butter, oil, eggs and vanilla.  Add dry ingredients to wet ingredients and stir together just until combined.

4  Add zucchini, 1 cup chocolate chips and walnuts and fold into batter.

5  Pour batter into prepared pan, sprinkle with remaining chocolate chips and bake for 50 – 60 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.

6  Remove bread from oven to wire cooling rack and let rest for 15 minutes before removing from pan.

recipe from Sweet and Savory Meals

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