Chocolate Chip Zucchini Bread Recipe
Just plain healthy recipe...
Give this Chocolate Chip Zucchini Bread recipe a try that adds a tasty complement - chocolate chips. Don't feel guilty about the chocolate - chocolate does have nutrients.
3/4 cup sugar
3 tablespoons vegetable oil
2 large eggs
1 cup applesauce
2 cups all-purpose flour
2 tablespoons natural unsweetened cocoa powder
1-1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 /4 teaspoon salt
1-1/2 cup finely shredded zucchini (about 1 medium)
1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Place first three ingredients in a large bowl, beat with a mixer at low speed until well blended. Stir in applesauce.
Lightly spoon flour into dry measuring cups; level with a knife. Combine flour and the next four ingredients (through salt), stirring well with a whisk.
Add flour mixture to sugar mixture, beating just until moist. Stir in the zucchini and chocolate chips.
Spoon batter into a 9 x 5 x 3-1 /2 inch loaf pan coated with cooking spray. Bake at 350 degrees for one hour or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out almost clean. Cool in pan ten minutes on a wire rack, and remove from pan.
Cool completely on wire rack.
Scharffen Berger Natural Unsweetened Cocoa Powder - For the health-conscious chocolate lover! This cocoa powder is kosher, gluten free and most of all, an outstanding baking cocoa.