Zucchini Bread with Chocolate Chips

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  • 1 loaf, 12 slices
  • Active Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 2 1/4 hours

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup low-fat milk
  • 2 large eggs
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup canola oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups shredded zucchini (about 2 small zucchini)
  • 2 cups white whole-wheat flour (see Note)
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips

Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Coat a 9-by-5-inch loaf pan with cooking spray.
  2. Whisk milk, eggs, sugar, oil and vanilla in a medium bowl. Stir in zucchini. Combine flour, baking powder, cinnamon and salt in a large bowl. Add the wet ingredients and chocolate chips to the dry ingredients; stir until just combined. Transfer the batter to the prepared pan.
  3. Bake until golden brown and a wooden skewer inserted in the center comes out clean, 50 minutes to 1 hour. Cool in the pan for 10 minutes, then turn out onto a wire rack. Let cool for at least 1 hour before slicing.

Tips & Notes

  • Make Ahead Tip: Wrap and store at room temperature for up to 2 days or freeze for up to 3 months. | Equipment: 9-by-5-inch loaf pan
  • Note: White whole-wheat flour, made from a special variety of white wheat, is light in color and flavor but has the same nutritional properties as regular whole-wheat flour. It is available at large supermarkets and natural-foods stores and online at bobsredmill.com or kingarthurflour.com. Store it in the freezer.

Nutrition

  • Per slice: 229 calories; 9 g fat ( 2 g sat , 5 g mono ); 32 mg cholesterol; 34 g carbohydrates; 16 g added sugars; 5 g protein; 3 g fiber; 209 mg sodium; 134 mg potassium.
  • Nutrition Bonus: Iron (17% daily value)
  • Carbohydrate Servings: 2
  • Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 carbohydrate (other), 1 1/2 fat

 

Recipe by EatingWell.com. © Meredith Corporation. All rights reserved. Used with Permission












 

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Last modified: May 7, 2014

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