Chocolate Coconut Zucchini Bread
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Chocolate Coconut Zucchini Bread

Quick and easy chocolate zucchini bread with coconut and chocolate chips

Course Breads
Cuisine American
Keyword breads, quick breads, zucchini bread
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Servings 15
Calories 249 kcal

Ingredients

Bread

  • 1/2 cup olive oil light flavored
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2 cups zucchini shredded
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1/3 cup cocoa
  • 1/3 cup coconut unsweetened desiccated
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp soda
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips semi-sweet

Chocolate Ganache Glaze

  • 8 ounces semi-sweet chocolate
  • 2/3 cup cream or coconut cream
  • 2 tbsp butter

Optional toppings

  • semi-sweet chocolate chunks or shavings
  • coconut flaked or ribbons

Instructions

Bread

  1. Lightly grease and line with parchment paper a 9 x 5-inch bread baking pan.  Set aside. Preheat oven to 350F degrees.

  2. whisk or sift together sugar, flour, cocoa, coconut, salt, baking powder, soda.  

  3. Mix oil, eggs, and vanilla in a bowl until light in color.  Stir in grated zucchini.  Set aside.

  4. Mix dry ingredients into egg mixture.  Mix just until combined and fold in chocolate chips. 

Chocolate Ganache Glaze

  1. In a small sauce pan, heat cream until steamy and barely beginning to boil around the edges. Add chopped chocolate and butter. Let stand for about 10 minutes.  Stir until smooth allow to cool for 20-30 minutes before glazing bread.  Top with chopped chocolate and flaked coconut ribbons

Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts
Chocolate Coconut Zucchini Bread
Amount Per Serving (1 slice)
Calories 249 Calories from Fat 135
% Daily Value*
Fat 15g23%
Saturated Fat 5g25%
Cholesterol 30mg10%
Sodium 101mg4%
Potassium 158mg5%
Carbohydrates 26g9%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 17g19%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 165IU3%
Vitamin C 3.1mg4%
Calcium 31mg3%
Iron 1.5mg8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.