Chocolate Zucchini Bread

Chocolate Zucchini Bread

This chocolate zucchini quick bread recipe is a classic favorite - perfect to serve with coffee or tea.

25 min.prep time 1:40total time
24 servings
5 Ratings



4 (1-ounce) squares semi-sweet baking chocolate
1 1/2 cups sugar
1 1/2 cups shredded unpeeled zucchini
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 cup chopped walnuts
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/8 teaspoon ground cloves


1/4 cup white baking chips, melted*
2 teaspoons vegetable oil


Heat oven to 350°F. Grease and flour 2 (8x4-inch) loaf pans; set aside.

Melt butter and chocolate over medium heat in 2-quart saucepan, stirring occasionally (4 to 6 minutes). Remove from heat; stir in sugar, zucchini, eggs and vanilla until well mixed.

Combine all remaining bread ingredients in large bowl. Stir zucchini mixture into flour mixture just until moistened.

Spoon batter evenly into prepared pans. Bake for 35 to 45 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes; remove from pans. Cool completely.

Meanwhile, stir together all glaze ingredients in small bowl; drizzle over cooled bread.


*Substitute 1 1/2 ounces white chocolate, melted.

Recipe Tip

This recipe makes 2 loaves. Freeze 1 loaf, before glazing, to enjoy later.

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories: 220

Fat: 13g

Cholesterol: 55mg

Sodium: 130mg

Carbohydrates: 24g

Dietary Fiber: <1g

Protein: 3g

Recipe #13437©2005Land O'Lakes, Inc.

Recipe Comments & Reviews

This recipe was great. Will make again. I doubled this recipe and I added 1/2 cup of extra zucchini. It turned out great.
Will definitely make again. Everyone loved it!
The choclate zucchini bread has an excellent taste and great texture!
This turned out very well. Definitely will make again.
Everything went just as it should for a first time try. It is a delicious chocolate zucchini bread even without the white chocolate drizzle. I will definately make it again!

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