Chocolate Zucchini Bread


1 ½ cups whole wheat flour (or all-purpose)

½ cup cocoa powder

1 teaspoon baking soda

½ teaspoon salt

½ cup butter, room temperature (or 1 stick)

½ cup granulated sugar

½ cup brown sugar, packed

2 eggs

1 teaspoon vanilla

1 ½ cups grated zucchini (1 medium to large zucchini)

1/3 cup chocolate chips


Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.  Grease a 9x5 inch loaf pan with non-stick cooking spray.  Set aside.

In a bowl, whisk to combine flour, cocoa powder, baking soda and salt.  Set aside.

In a stand mixer, beat butter, sugar and brown sugar.  Next, beat in eggs and vanilla.

Slowly add in flour mixture.

Stir in zucchini and chocolate chips.

Pour into prepared loaf pan.

Bake for 45 to 55 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the middle comes out clean.

Allow to cool for at least 5 minutes before removing from pan.


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