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    Sunday
    Jul112010

    Chocolate Zucchini Bread

    zucchini bread recipe

    Jim typically refuses to eat zucchini. But he's hard-pressed to find anything wrong with this bread, even exclaiming "I really like this" the first time he gave in to my pleading for him to try it. You'll really like it, too, as long as you like moist and chocolatey goodness in a quick—and easy—bread.

    3 cups all-purpose flour

    1 teaspoon salt

    1 teaspoon baking soda

    1 teaspoon baking powder

    1/2 cup cocoa

    2 1/4 cups sugar

    3 eggs

    1 cup vegetable oil

    1 tablespoon vanilla extract

    2 medium zucchini, grated (about 2 cups)

    1 cup mini chocolate chips

    Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Grease and flour two 8 X 4-inch loaf pans.

    Whisk together dry ingredients in a large bowl. In a smaller bowl, whisk together eggs, oil and vanilla. Add to dry ingredients and mix well. (Mixture will be fairly thick and slightly dry at this point.) Stir in zucchini, then stir in chocolate chips. Pour into prepared pans. Bake 65 minutes or until center no longer seems mushy. Cool in pan on wire racks for 20 minutes; remove from pans and cool completely.

    Makes 2 loaves.

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    Reader Comments (6)

    I have got to try this! It looks delicious!

    July 11, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterJanie B

    By the way, thanks for the printer friendly version.

    July 11, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterJanie B

    Yummmm! Looks awesome . . . something to do with all that garden zuchini. Hope the birthday was a happy one :)

    July 11, 2010 | Unregistered Commenterkristin

    that sounds simply delicious kaye—the road goes ever ever on

    September 24, 2012 | Unregistered Commenterkaye

    That looks delicious and who doesn't love zucchini and chocolate? Although I admit I haven't had them together -- yet! Thanks!

    September 24, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterGrandma Kc

    Yummmy sounding. I love chocolate AND zuchinni - a lovely match! :)

    September 28, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterKaye Swain

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