Total Time
1hr 15mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 1 hr

This was rich and delicious. I originally got this out of a Jan/Feb 1991 issue of Eating Well magazine. It is still rich, but a lot healthier than many similar versions. I admit to sometimes skipping the toasting of the nuts part, it is delicious with toasted nuts, but also delicious if you just add them plain.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 F and have ready two lightly sprayed loaf pans.
  2. Spread nuts in a pie plate and bake about 4-5 minutes, or until they just start to toast.watch these like a hawk or you might burn them.
  3. Sift together flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
  4. Mix together eggs, sugar, applesauce, oil,melted chocolate, and vanilla in another bowl.
  5. Combine both mixtures using a wooden spoon, just to moisten all the ingredients.
  6. Stir in the zucchini and the nuts.
  7. Bake loaves for about 55-60 minutes or until a toothpick tests done.
  8. Cool in pans on a rack.

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