Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Chocolate Zucchini Banana Bread

Chocolate zucchini banana bread is dense and moist. Filled with chocolate chips, it’s the perfect bread to eat any time of day!
  1. 1/2 cup (40 g) dark chocolate cocoa
  2. 1 1/2 cups (180 g) all-purpose flour
  3. 1 teaspoon baking soda
  4. 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  5. 1/4 teaspoon salt
  6. 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  7. 1/2 cup (125 ml) vegetable oil
  8. 1/2 cup (100 g) granulated white sugar
  9. 1/2 cup (110 g) light brown sugar, packed
  10. 2 large eggs
  11. 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  12. 2 cups shredded zucchini (approximately 300 g or two medium zucchinis, patted dry)
  13. 3/4 cup mashed ripe bananas (approximately 175 g about two medium bananas)
  14. 1 cup (175 g) chocolate chips

  1. Preheat oven to 350° F. Spray a 5x9 loaf pan with non-stick spray, set aside.
  2. In a medium mixing bowl, whisk together cocoa, flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt and cinnamon. Set aside.
  3. In a large mixing bowl, mix together oil, vanilla and both sugars. Stir in eggs, bananas and shredded zucchini. Stir until well combined.
  4. Fold in dry ingredients just until combined. Fold in chocolate chips. Pour batter into prepared loaf pan and bake in preheated oven for 45 to 60 minutes until a toothpick comes out clean with a few moist crumbs sticking to the toothpick.
  5. Remove from oven and let cool completely. Slice and serve. Store covered at room temperature.
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