Tuesday, June 21, 2011

CHOCOLATE ZUCCHINI BREAD

3 lg eggs
1 C vegetable oil
2 C sugar
2 t vanilla
3 cups grated zucchini
2 1/3 C all purpose flour
1/3 C unsweetened cocoa
2 t baking soda
1 t cinnamon
1 t salt
1/4 t baking powder
1/2 C chopped walnuts or pecans
1/2 C semisweet chocolate chips
Preheat oven to 350 and lightly coat 2  9-by-5 inch loaf pans with cooking spray.

In medium bowl, whisk eggs, oil, sugar, vanilla and zucchini until blended.
In a large bowl,  combine flour , cocoa, baking soda, cinnamon, salt, and baking powder. Fold 
the zucchini mix into dry ingredients until just combined. Stir in nuts and chocolate chips.  Divide the batter between the prepared loaf pans.
Bake 45 to 50 minutes or until toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Allow to cool 10 minutes in the pans, then turn out onto wire racks to cool completely. 

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