This easy Chocolate Zucchini Bread recipe is moist, chocolaty, and will remind you of your favorite chocolate cake. You will never know it is made with a vegetable! Tis the season for lots and lots of ZUCCHINI! This is my favorite time of year because I LOVE zucchini, it is one of my favorite vegetables. I love zoodles, eating zucchini in salads, grilling it, and baking with zucchini. You can find my favorite zucchini recipes here.
I recently made the most epic Chocolate Zucchini Bread and it’s definitely going on the favorite list. It is the BEST! It will remind you of my Chocolate Banana Bread…if you’ve made it, you know it is AMAZING. This version is made with zucchini and it is just as good!
I don’t know who invented baking with zucchini, but they deserve a medal. If I could meet them, I would give them a giant hug. Zucchini in baked goods is genius! Baking with zucchini is probably my favorite way to enjoy zucchini because you all know I have a major sweet tooth. BUT you don’t have to feel guilty about eating a sweet treat when zucchini is involved because you are eating a vegetable!
I love sneaking zucchini into all of my baked goods, especially during the summer months when it is exploding in the garden and on everyone’s front porch:)
This Chocolate Zucchini Bread is guaranteed to be your new favorite zucchini recipe. You will be begging your neighbors for more zucchini so you can make multiple loaves of this bread. It is crazy good!
Simple, easy and cheesy! My whole family loves this recipe so much. If it were for them, I’d be making this every day! Give it a shot, you’ll love it!To Make this Recipe You’ Will Need the following ingredients:
1¼ cup whole-wheat white flour
1¼ cup all purpose flour
¾ cup baking cocoa
¼ cup sugar
1¼ teaspoon baking soda
1¼ teaspoon cinnamon
½ teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon baking powder
2 cups grated zucchini
1 cup plain, nonfat Greek yogurt
⅔ cup unsweetened applesauce
1½ tablespoons vanilla
Preheat the oven to 325° F and grease two 8-inch loaf pans with nonstick cooking spray.
In a large mixing bowl, whisk together all of the dry ingredients.
In another medium mixing bowl, whisk the eggs, and then add the zucchini, yogurt, applesauce and yogurt. Stir to combine.
Stir the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients, and stir until just combined, being careful not to over mix.
Evenly pour the batter between the two prepared loaf pans and bake for 30-40 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
Allow the loaves to cool on a cooling rack for 10 minutes before flipping the bread out of the pan. Let the bread cool completely before slicing. Dust with optional powdered sugar as desired.