Zucchini Bread a la Chocolate Chip

Zuchinni Bread

Everyone loves freshly baked bread… the warm freshly baked deliciousness reminds of our childhood. In the our families past there has been applesauce bread, banana nut bread… and now we’ve added a new staple. Chocolate Chip Zucchini Bread.

So like with any baking or culinary endeavor you need ingredients… So let’s take a moment and the ‘gang’ together.

All laid out..
Wet ingredients…
Shredded Zucchini…
Orange for zesting…
Beat those eggs…
Dry ingredients for sifting…

And now for the finished product… YUMMY!

Chocolate Chip Zucchini Bread- via FoodNetwork

Ingredients

  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 cups white sugar
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 cups grated zucchini
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 tablespoon orange zest
  • Whipped cream, for serving
  • Zucchini ribbons, for serving

Directions

Preheat oven at 350 degrees F. Grease (2) 9 by 5-inch loaf pans.

Sift together flour, baking powder, salt, spices and baking soda.

In a large bowl, beat eggs until light and fluffy. Add sugar, and continue beating until well blended. Stir in oil, vanilla, zucchini, pecans, chocolate chips, and orange zest. Stir in sifted ingredients. Pour into prepared loaf pans.

Bake for 50 minutes, or until a skewer inserted in the middle comes out clean. Remove loaves from pans and cool. Chill before slicing. Serve with whipped cream and ribbons of zucchini.

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