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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.

Recipe Ingredients

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
Cooking spray

Recipe Directions

Chocolate Chip Zucchini Bread

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.

Highly Recommended

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