Happy Thankful Thursday!!

I hope you all had a wonderful holiday!! The fourth of July is my favorite summer holiday! The food, fun, fellowship, and fireworks just make the perfect summer event!

We are in full swing for summer and it’s the perfect time to get fresh zucchini out the garden and make my double chocolate zucchini bread recipe. This bread is the perfect combination of chocolate and vegetables. I hope you will try it!

Ingredients

2 cups grated zucchini.

4 cups of flour

½ cup cocoa

1 ½ cup granulated sugar

1 tsp. baking soda

½ tsp.baking powder

¾ tsp. salt

½ tsp. cinnamon

¼ tsp. nutmeg

1 ½ cup oil

3 eggs

1 ½ cup milk

2tsp. vanilla extract

1 cup miniature semi-sweet chocolate chips

Instructions

Heat oven to 350. F. Grease two 8×4 inch loaf pans. Grate zucchini. In a large bowl combine flour, cocoa, sugar, baking soda, baking powder, salt, cinnamon, and nutmeg. In another bowl combine zucchini with all remaining ingredients, except chocolate chips. Stir into dry ingredients until just blended. Stir in chocolate chips. Pour batter into prepared pans. Bake until a toothpick inserted in the center of the bread comes out clean. Cool on rack 10 minutes. Remove from pans and cool completely.

Prep Time  – 20-25  minutes

Cook Time – 1 hour 15 minutes

Servings – 12 slices (each loaf)

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