Reader recipe Chocolate Zucchini Loaf
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Chocolate Zucchini Loaf

Got this from a friend years ago. Makes 2 loaves. You can freeze extra grated zucchini for future use.

By Linda Tiessen-Wiebe

Source: Linda Tiessen-Wiebe

Recipe3 out of 5 based on 7 ratings.
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  • Prep time 15 minutes
  • Cook time 1 hr 15 minutes
  • Portion size 2 loaves


  • 4 4eggseggs
  • 3 cups 3cupssugar
  • 1-1/2 cups 1-1/2cupsvegetable oil
  • 12 tbsp 12tbspcocoa
  • 3 cups 3cupsflour
  • 1/5 tsp 1/5tspbaking powder
  • 1 tsp 1tspbaking soda
  • 1 tsp 1tspsalt
  • 3 cups 3cupszucchini, finely grated
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Pre-heat oven to 350 F.

Beat eggs well, then add in sugar, 1/2 cup at a time. Add oil, then cocoa to the eggs and sugar.

In a separate bowl, combine dry ingredients: flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Add into egg mixture. Mix in zucchini.

Pour into two greased & floured or parchment-lined bread pans. Bake for 1 hour 15 minutes. Remove from oven and let cool on racks before removing from pans.

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