Chocolate Zucchini Bread with Walnuts

Kitchen Tested
  • Yield 16 servings

This delicious chocolate bread gets extra moisture and nutrition from unassuming zucchini.

Ingredients

1 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 cup whole wheat or all-purpose flour
1/4 cup cocoa
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1 cup light brown sugar
2 large eggs
1/3 cup canola oil
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 1/2 cups shredded zucchini
1/2 cup chopped walnuts
1/4 cup skim milk

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350F. Spray a loaf pan with nonstick cooking spray.
  2. Mix flours, cocoa, baking soda, cinnamon and baking powder in a large mixing bowl. In a separate bowl, mix brown sugar, eggs, oil and vanilla until a creamy texture forms. Add in zucchini and walnuts.
  3. Alternate additions of flour and zucchini mixture until combined, stirring lightly after each addition just until moist.
  4. Bake 45-55 minutes until an inserted toothpick comes out clean.

 

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