Double Chocolate Zucchini Loaf!
This chocolate zucchini loaf is perfect to make for Mother's Day! We will be going to a family brunch and I will be bringing this loaf! It is always a big hit with kids and adults. It is packed with zucchini and chocolate and is SO good! Happy Mother's Day to all the Mama's! xo
Prep time:10 minutes Cook time: 45 minutes
-1 1/2 cup shredded zucchini
-1/2 cup granulated sugar
-1/4 cup dark brown sugar
-1/4 cup salted butter (melted)
-1/4 cup fat free vanilla greek yogurt
-1 teaspoon vanilla extract
-1 1/4 cup all purpose flour
-1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
-1/4 teaspoon espresso powder
-1/2 teaspoon baking powder
-1/2 teaspoon baking soda
-1/4 teaspoon salt
-1 cup dark chocolate chips
-Preheat oven to 350 F and line an 8x4 loaf pan with parchment paper.
-Shred the zucchini on a dish towel. Fold the dish towel over the shredded zucchini and set aside.
-In a small bowl combine all of the dry ingredients. The flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Whisk and set aside.
-In a large bowl add the granulated sugar, brown sugar, and melted butter. Whisk to combine.
-Then add in the egg, yogurt, and vanilla. Whisk.
-Go back to the zucchini and fold the dish towel around the zucchini. Lightly squeeze out any excess water over the sink.
-Then add the zucchini to the wet mixture and whisk to combine.
-Pour the flour mixture into the zucchini mixture and mix with a spoon.
-Add in the chocolate chips and stir.
-Pour the batter into the loaf pan.
-Bake for 45 minutes or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean.
-Take out and let rest for 10 minutes.
-Serve and ENJOY!!
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