Chocolate Zucchini Bread
This easy chocolate zucchini bread is moist, cakey, and so dang delicious! Bulk up your quick bread with two whole cups of shredded zucchini!
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- ⅓ cup cocoa powder
- ½ tsp baking soda
- 1½ tsp baking powder
- ½ tsp salt
- ½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, softened to room temperature
- ⅓ cup brown sugar
- ⅓ cup granulated sugar
- 2 large eggs
- 1 tsp vanilla
- 2 cups shredded zucchini, with as much water squeezed out as possible
- ¾ cup semi sweet chocolate chips
Preheat the oven to 350°F.Grease a loaf tin with butter or cooking spray.
Sift the flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, baking powder and salt into a mixing bowl. Whisk to combine and set aside.
In a separate mixing bowl, cream the softened stick of butter with the brown sugar and granulated sugar. Use a hand mixer or a wooden spoon with a lot of elbow grease until it is soft and fluffy.
Add the eggs and vanilla and mix until the it is creamy.
Add the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients in two or three additions, mixing slowly after each addition until there is no dry flour visible.
Fold in the shredded and drained zucchini and the chocolate chips.
Pour the batter into the greased loaf tin.Bake for 40 to 50 minutes, until a toothpick inserted into the center of the bread comes out clean. Let cool for 10 minutes, then slice and enjoy!