Chocolate Zucchini Bread with Walnuts

  • Yield: 16 servings


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


  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.

Recipe reprinted with permission from Gulf Coast Favorites (Holly Clegg, 2008). For more from Holly, follow along at her website, Trim & Terrific


Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 177
  • Fat 8g
  • Saturated Fat 1g
  • Cholesterol 27mg
  • Sodium 108mg
  • Carbohydrate 24g
  • Fiber 1g
  • Sugars 14g
  • Protein 3g