Chocolate Chip Zucchini Bread
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Serves: 16
 
If you don't like little bits of green in your zucchini bread, just peel the zucchini before you shred it.
Ingredients
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil, melted butter or coconut oil
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup applesauce
  • 2 cups whole wheat flour - I use freshly milled flour
  • 2 T unsweetened cocoa
  • 1¼ t baking soda
  • 1 t ground cinnamon
  • ¼ t salt
  • 1½ cups finely shredded zucchini (about one medium)
  • ½ cup semisweet chocolate chips
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Oil a large 9x5 inch loaf pan.
  2. Combine sugar, oil, and eggs in a large bowl. Combine with a whisk.
  3. Whisk applesauce into sugar mixture.
  4. Combine flour, cocoa, soda, cinnamon, and salt in a separate bowl and add into sugar mixture. Stir until just combined.
  5. Add zucchini and chocolate chips to batter. Don't overmix.
  6. Pour batter into prepared bread pan.
  7. Bake 50-60 minutes until toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  8. Let cool a few minutes in the pan and then turn out onto a cooling rack.
Recipe by My Kitchen Clatter at http://mykitchenclatter.com/chocolate-chip-zucchini-bread/