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Chocolate Zucchini Bread
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1 cup Land O Lakes® Butter

4 (1-ounce) squares semi-sweet baking chocolate

1 1/2 cups sugar

1 medium (1 1/2 cups) zucchini, unpeeled, shredded

4 large Land O Lakes® Eggs, slightly beaten

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


1/2 cup powdered sugar

1 teaspoon Land O Lakes® Butter

1/8 teaspoon vanilla

2 to 3 teaspoons milk

How to make

  1. STEP 1

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

  2. STEP 2

    Place 1 cup butter and chocolate into 2-quart saucepan; cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until melted. Remove from heat; stir in sugar, zucchini, eggs and 1 teaspoon vanilla until well mixed.

  3. STEP 3

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

  4. STEP 4

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

  5. STEP 5

    Combine powdered sugar, 1 teaspoon butter, 1/8 teaspoon vanilla and enough milk for desired glazing consistency in bowl. Drizzle over cooled bread.

Tip #1

This recipe makes 2 loaves. You can freeze 1 loaf, before glazing, to enjoy later.

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