Makes 16 slices. Recipe from CookingLight.com.
¾ cup sugar
3 tablespoons vegetable oil
2 large eggs
1 cup applesauce
2 cups all-purpose flour
2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa
1 ¼ teaspoons baking soda
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
¼ teaspoon salt
1 ½ cups finely shredded zucchini (about 1 medium)
½ cup semisweet chocolate chips
Nutritional info per serving
Dietary Fiber 9g
- Preheat oven to 350°.
- Place first 3 ingredients in a large bowl; beat with a mixer at low speed until well blended. Stir in applesauce.
- Lightly spoon flour into dry measuring cups; level with a knife. Combine flour and the next 4 ingredients (through salt), stirring well with a whisk. Add flour mixture to sugar mixture, beating just until moist. Stir in the zucchini and chocolate chips. Spoon batter into a 9 x 5-inch loaf pan coated with cooking spray.
- Bake at 350° for 1 hour or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out almost clean.
- Cool in pan 10 minutes on a wire rack, and remove from pan. Cool completely on wire rack.