Double Chocolate Zucchini Loaf

Wednesday, September 5, 2012


 
 
I'm not sure about you, but I pin recipes on Pinterest all the time. 'Cept I've been pinning them and not actually making them. At one point I had 50 recipes pinned that I had never even tried.
 
I decided to just pick a recipe and go for it. I went with a Chocolate Chocolate Chip Zucchini Cake that was originally posted by JULIEVR on The Family Kitchen.
 
I renamed it Double Chocolate Zucchini Loaf so that it sounds healthier. I thought I was pretty brave considering I've never made a single thing with zucchini before.
 
Here is the original recipe (with my little tweaks in brackets):
 
 
 
Double Chocolate Zucchini Loaf
Original Recipe Here.
 
Ingredients:
 
2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour (I used unbleached flour)
1/2 cup cocoa
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon salt (I cut down on the salt a bit)
1 1/2 cups sugar
3 eggs
1 cup canola oil
2 teaspoons vanilla
2 packed cups grated zucchini (don’t peel it) (I peeled it)
1 cup chocolate chips (I used mini semi-sweet chocolate chips)
 
Directions:
 
Preheat oven at 350 F. Spray two 9×5 inch pans with nonstick spray (I greased the pans with butter instead).

In a large bowl, stir together flour, cocoa, baking soda, baking powder and salt.

In a medium bowl, beat the sugar and eggs until light and fluffy. Add the oil and vanilla. Add to the dry ingredients along with the zucchini and chocolate chips. Stir just until combined, and divide between the loaf pans.

Bake for 50-60 minutes, or until the tops are cracked and springy to the touch. Makes 2 cakes loaves.
 

 
Mmmm, zucchinis are good. I think the sugar and chocolate help a bit. Heh heh heh.
 
What about you? Have you tried any good recipes on Pinterest? Do you have any good zucchini recipes that you want to share with me?
 
:)
 
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13 comments:

  1. oh my gosh- i am getting hungry and this looks SO good right now. git in mah belly.

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    1. If you lived closer I would share for sure! :)

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  2. I posted my banana bread recipe yesterday! Check it out! :)Your LOAF looks nummy!
    Will bake it for hubbs soon
    Have a great day mom n babe!

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    1. Thanks girl! I'll be checkIng out your recipe for sure tomorrow!! Mmmm banana bread.....

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  3. This looks amazing! I've never tried chocolate zucchini loaf before but after looking at this picture, it definitely makes me wonder! Thanks for sharing this recipe with us Sarah!

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    1. I had never tried it before either. Kinda thought it might be gross but the sugar and chocolate disguise the vegetable-ness. :)

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    2. I tried it out this weekend and nobody knew there was zucchini in it mwahahahahaha

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  4. YUM - i may have to make this...i have actually made quite a few things but i pick the ones with the least ingredients ;)

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    1. I do the same thing!!! I click on the recipe and if it has any *odd* ingredients I close it right away. Haha!

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  5. MADE THIS THE MOMENT I SAW IT! Read all the ingredients and had em all, it was my motivating factor, LOL!

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  6. I pin so many recipes, i also need to start making some on my board. I have never actually tried any type of zucchini loaf or cake. I do however love zucchini. I will have to try this. Thanks for posting! Happy Weekend!

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  7. That looks SO delicious. I think I'll have to make that this weekend! I have a ton of recipes pinned on Pinterest. I've tried some, but doubt I'll ever get around to trying them all!

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  8. My sister has a recipe for chocolate cake and she uses beetroot. It is a similar concept and you cant even taste anything but chocolate.. Delish!!!

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