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Chocolate Espresso Zucchini Bread

Cuisine Bread
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 55 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Servings 10
Calories 326 kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 cups shredded zucchini
  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup cocoa powder
  • 3/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 Tbsp espresso powder
  • 3/4 cup dark chocolate chips
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

Espresso Glaze

  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 3 1/2 Tbsp espresso

Instructions

  1. 1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray a loaf pan with nonstick cooking spray.
  2. 2. Place shredded zucchini on paper towels and squeeze out most (not all) of the moisture. Set aside.
  3. 3. In a large bowl, sift together flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, baking powder, salt and espresso powder. Stir in chocolate chips. Set aside.
  4. 4. In a medium bowl, combine eggs, oil, Greek yogurt, sugar, and vanilla. Combine the wet ingredients with dry and mix well. Fold in shredded zucchini. Pour batter into the prepared loaf pan.
  5. 5. Bake in preheated oven for 45-55 minutes. Cool completely before removing from loaf pan.
  6. 6. To make glaze: Combine powdered sugar and espresso. Pour over cooled bread.