Chocolate Chip Zucchini Bread Recipe by Paula Deen

Level: Easy

Time: 60 MINUTES

1 ratings
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  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 cups white sugar
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 cups zucchini, grated, plus ribbons for serving
  • 1 cup pecans, chopped
  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 tablespoon orange zest
  • whipped cream, for serving


Preheat oven at 350°. Grease (2) 9 by 5-inch loaf pans.


Sift together flour, baking powder, salt, spices and baking soda.


In a large bowl, beat eggs until light and fluffy. Add sugar, and continue beating until well blended. Stir in oil, vanilla, zucchini, pecans, chocolate chips and orange zest. Stir in sifted ingredients. Pour into prepared loaf pans.


Bake for 50 minutes, or until a skewer inserted in the middle comes out clean. Remove loaves from pans and cool. Chill before slicing. Serve with whipped cream and ribbons of zucchini.

Chocolate Chip Zucchini Bread


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1 Review

Jeannette 7/31/2016
This is easy and

This is easy and delicious! The orange zest really adds a different level of flavor.

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