Amy's Chocolate Chip Zucchini Bread
photo by danlynclark
- Ready In:
- 1hr 10mins
- 6 eggs
- 4 cups sugar
- 2 cups oil
- 4 -5 cups zucchini, shredded
- 6 cups flour
- 2 teaspoons baking soda
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 2 teaspoons salt
- 1 tablespoon cinnamon
- 1 tablespoon vanilla
- 1 (12 ounce) package miniature chocolate chips
- Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
- Beat together eggs, sugar and oil.
- Add zucchini and remaining ingredients, mixing well.
- Bake in 4 well-greased loaf pans for about one hour.
- Freezes well, if there's any left after your family goes through the kitchen.
I just made this zucchini bread for the first time substitute 3 cups of splenda for the sugar and 2 cups of shredded apples for the oil and while it was baking smelled soooo good...As soon as the bread came out of the oven one loaf somehow dissappeared my kids couldnt wait for the loaf to cool before eating...great way to get children to eat their vegetables ..thank you for this great recepe
When the recipe states use minature chocolate chips, it must be true as I used regular chocolate chips and was shocked to see they all sank to the bottom of the loaf. I found my 4 loaves were completely baked at 50 min. rather than the 1 hour and greasing the pans was not enough as they stuck. Next time I would use flour to coat pans as well.
Great!!! Easy to make. I used a little more cinnamon. The first time I made the bread I did not have the small chips (which is a must) the larger chips all sank to the bottom of the pan which my husband liked. The second time I used the smaller chips which I liked better since you have chocolate all over!!!!
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This is my new go to zucchini bread - and I thought my other bread was pretty good! I only put in half the choc chips (used dark choc) and thought that was plenty. Kids and adults ate it up. Otherwise, followed directions exactly. Next time, I will substitute half of oil for applesauce and use a mixture of wheat and white flour to make a little healthier.
I was skeptical it could be THAT good, but in fact, it IS! My family devoured it (even after I substituted applesauce for half the oil). Of course, I did substitute chocolate chips for nuts in one loaf, too! ;-) But I've tried a lot of recipes and this is the moistest and most delicious. Next time I might cut down the cinnamon just a tad.
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