Dark Chocolate Zucchini Bread


Yields 2 loaves or 4 dozen muffins


2 1/2 cups flour

1/2 cup dark cocoa powder

2 1/2 tsp. baking powder

1 1/2 tsp. baking soda

1 tsp. salt

1 tsp. cinnamon

3/4 cup butter

1 1/2 cups sugar

3 eggs

2 tsp. vanilla

6 single servings of instant coffee granules

1/2 cup warm milk

2 cups coarsely grated zucchini


Beat butter and sugar until fluffy. Add eggs and vanilla - beat. Add half of the dry ingredients. Stir together warm milk and instant coffee. Pour into the batter and add remaining dry ingredients. Blend well. Gently fold in the grated zucchini. Bake at 350 in greased muffin pans (10-12 minutes) or two loaf pans at 350 degrees for 1 hour.