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One last Zucchini: Double Chocolate Zucchini Bread

By the looks of my garden, I can tell it won’t be long before I’ll be shuffling vegetables and making a plan for what to do with the extras. If you have grown zucchini or squash, you know you’re likely to have an abundance within a short time. What should you do with the one last zucchini? My solution is to bake this delicious, melt in you mouth, Double Chocolate Zucchini Bread.

one zucchini in a copper bowl
One last zucchini
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Honestly, it is a stretch to call it bread. Let’s admit it; this is really a cake disguised as bread. Whatever you choose to call it, you will find it to be delicious and something you will appreciate having nearby. As a bonus, it freezes wonderfully so you can have it handy whenever there is a need for something warm and sweet.

So grab that one last zucchini that you have been shuffling around and get ready to be blown away at just how good a vegetable can be as a dessert! Double Chocolate Zucchini Bread is a recipe you will want to bookmark, print and share with everyone who tastes it.

chocolate zucchini bread

Double Chocolate Zucchini Bread

Kristy Dodson
This is the most delicious double chocolate zucchini bread. It is a good way to use that one last zucchini and is loaded with chocolate to cure your sweet tooth. Also, it freezes well so you can be ready with delicious goodness at any time.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 1 hr
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 10

Ingredients
  

  • 1 cup coconut oil Refined
  • 1 1/2 cups white sugar
  • 2 eggs room temperature
  • 1/2 cup almond milk unsweetened, vanilla or plain
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract can omit is you use vanilla almond milk
  • 2 1/2 cups all purpose flour unbleached
  • 4 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder aluminum free
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 cups grated zucchini one large zucchini
  • 1 1/2 cups chocolate chips

Instructions
 

  • Pre-heat your oven to 350 degrees, spray or butter 2 loaf pans
  • In a mixer bowl, mix coconut oil (softened) and sugar until combined.
    coconut oil and sugar in mixer
  • Add eggs one at a time, mix just until yellow disappears.
    adding eggs to a mixing bowl
  • Add the almond milk and vanilla.
  • In a separate bowl, combine the flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
    dry ingredients combined in a glass bowl
  • Add dry ingredients to the wet by mixing a spoonful in at a time. Mix until all of the flour is evenly combined.
    add the flour to the wet ingredients
  • Add the grated zucchini and the chocolate chips. Mix this with just a quick stir.
    add zucchini to the mix
  • Divide the batter into the 2 prepared loaf pans and sprinkle with chocolate chips (optional).
  • Bake for 1 hour or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean. Let the loaves cool for 30 minutes before removing them from the pans.
    2 pans of chocolate zucchini bread
A knife, fork and spoon for dining.

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