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Moist Double Chocolate Zucchini Bread - filled with grated zucchini but will remind you of fudgy chocolate cake. This zucchini bread will quickly become a family favorite. #ad

Double Chocolate Zucchini Bread

  • Author: Krista
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 50 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour
  • Yield: 1 loaf 1x
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Oven
  • Cuisine: American


This moist and delicious Double Chocolate Zucchini Bread recipe is sure to become a family favorite! Made with grated zucchini and applesauce, this healthy zucchini bread tastes a lot like chocolate cake.


  • 1 1/2 cups white whole wheat flour
  • 1/4 cup dutch processed cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1/3 cup coconut oil, melted
  • 1 egg
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 1/4 cup grated zucchini (about zucchinis), lightly squeeze the liquid from the zucchini
  • 1/2 cup dark chocolate chips


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Prepare a 8×4 loaf pan by greasing the bottom and sides (you can grease with coconut oil, butter, or PAM cooking spray)
  3. In a medium bowl, add flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, baking soda, salt, ground cinnamon, and ground nutmeg. Whisk together.
  4. In a large bowl, add maple syrup, unsweetened applesauce, coconut oil, egg, and vanilla extract. Whisk together until smooth.
  5. Slowly add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients until everything is combined.
  6. Fold in the grated zucchini and chocolate chips.
  7. Add the batter to prepared loaf pan.
  8. Bake for 45-50 minutes, or until a toothpick comes out clean.
  9. Serve.


If you lighting squeeze some of the liquid from the zucchini it allows the bread to cook through but also keep it’s moistness.


  • Serving Size: 1 slice
  • Calories: 198
  • Sugar: 13 g
  • Sodium: 246 mg
  • Fat: 10 g
  • Saturated Fat: 7 g
  • Carbohydrates: 25 g
  • Fiber: 4 g
  • Protein: 3 g
  • Cholesterol: 16 mg

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