Chocolate Zucchini Bread Recipe

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I shred and freeze zucchini from my garden each summer so that I can make this bread all winter long. Our family loves this chocolaty treat.—Shari Mckinney, Birney, Montana
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 50 min. + cooling
MAKES:24 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 50 min. + cooling
MAKES: 24 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 cup canola oil
  • 3 eggs
  • 3 teaspoons McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 2-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup baking cocoa
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 2 cups shredded peeled zucchini

Nutritional Facts

1 slice equals 209 calories, 10 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 26 mg cholesterol, 165 mg sodium, 28 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, beat the sugar, oil, eggs and vanilla until well blended. Combine the flour, cocoa, salt, baking soda, cinnamon and baking powder; gradually beat into sugar mixture until blended. Stir in zucchini. Transfer to two 8-in. x 4-in. loaf pans coated with cooking spray.
  2. Bake at 350° for 50-55 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks to cool completely. Yield: 2 loaves (12 slices each).
Originally published as Chocolate Zucchini Bread in Taste of Home August/September 1994, p14

Nutritional Facts

1 slice equals 209 calories, 10 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 26 mg cholesterol, 165 mg sodium, 28 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.

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Reviewed Nov. 5, 2014

"Delicious!"

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Reviewed Sep. 12, 2014

"Absolutely delicious!!!"

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Reviewed Sep. 2, 2014

"Very yummy!! I did add chocolate chips and made them into muffins."

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Reviewed Aug. 28, 2014

"I don't know how many times you can say this is delicious, but it deserves at least one more! A really good recipe. Bread was perfect, great taste, great texture. yum."

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Reviewed Aug. 25, 2014

"My first attempt at baking bread was a hit with this recipe! Everyone loved it!"

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