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Chocolate Chip Zucchini Bread

  • Author: Jess
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 60 minutes
  • Total Time: 75 minutes
  • Yield: 10 slices 1x
  • Category: Breakfast, Snack, Dessert
  • Method: Bake
  • Cuisine: American

Description

This bread is healthy, light and loaded with zucchini and delicious chocolate chips!


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Ingredients

  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup coconut oil, melted
  • 1/2 cup coconut sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups white spelt flour or white whole wheat flour (can sub regular flour)
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg
  • 1 1/2 cups grated zuchinni
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips, plus more for sprinkling on top.

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and line an 8×4 inch loaf pan with parchment paper.
  2. Mix the eggs, coconut oil, coconut sugar and vanilla extract together in a bowl until well combined. Set aside.
  3. Mix the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg together in a bowl.
  4. Add the wet ingredients to the dry mixing until they start to incorporate (the mixture will be a bit dry, that’s okay.) , then add the zucchini and mix just until everything is combined.
  5. Add the chocolate chips and give it another mix, then transfer the batter to a loaf pan.
  6. Bake for 55-60 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.
  7. Let cool on the coutertop for at least 30 minutes before cutting.

Notes

Use a box grater to grate the zucchini easily. No need to peel the zucchini first!

Mix the batter by hand to prevent overmixing. A few clumps in the batter are ok, don’t overmix the batter. 

To make this recipe into muffins: Fill a muffin pan with liners and fill each mould 3/4 of the way full. bake at 350 degrees F for 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.

Store this bread well covered on the counter for up to 5 days. 


Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 slice
  • Calories: 230
  • Sugar: 11g
  • Sodium: 250mg
  • Fat: 11g
  • Saturated Fat: 7g
  • Carbohydrates: 27g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Protein: 4g

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