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Healthy Chocolate Zucchini Bread

Healthy Chocolate Zucchini Bread

This Chocolate Zucchini Bread is not only healthier, but it's moist, sweet, and delicious. The combination of cacao and chocolate chips create a rich flavored loaf, and the zucchini and coconut milk adds moisture.
5 from 4 votes
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 40 mins
Total Time 55 mins
Course Bread, Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American
Servings 12
Calories 103 kcal


  • 8.5 x 4.5 loaf pan
  • Grater
  • 2 Large mixing bowls
  • Measuring cups and spoons
  • Spatula
  • Whisk


  • 3/4 cup Whole grain flour
  • ½ cup Unbleached all purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup + 2 tbsp Unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/2 cup Turbinado sugar
  • 1/2 tsp Baking soda
  • 3/4 tsp Baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp Fine sea salt
  • 1 1/4 cups Shredded zucchini
  • 5.5 oz Coconut milk
  • 1 Medium Egg
  • 1 tbsp Coconut oil melted and cooled slightly
  • 1/4 cup Semi-sweet chocolate chips


  • Preheat the oven to 350F degrees. Spray a loaf pan with non-stick baking spray.
  • Shred the zucchini.
  • In a medium bowl whisk together the flour, cocoa, baking soda, baking powder, sugar, and salt.
  • In a large bowl whisk together the full fat coconut milk, egg, coconut oil, and vanilla extract until mix throughly.
  • Gently fold the milk mixture into the flour mixture.
  • Once almost combined, stir in the grated zucchini.
  • Pour the batter into the prepared pan and top with chocolate chips. Bake for 35-40 minutes until the top is firm to the touch and an inserted toothpick comes out clean.


  • Be careful not to overmix the batter. Mix until the ingredients are just combined.
  • Bake the bread for 35 minutes and check it with a toothpick. If the toothpick comes out clean, it is done. It may need closer to 40 minutes, depending on your personal oven.
  • This bread is best served cold or slightly defrosted from the freezer!
  • To store the bread, wrap it in aluminum foil or plastic wrap and keep it in the refrigerator for up to 4 days. To freeze the bread, wrap it in aluminum foil and place it in a ziplock bag. Freeze for up to 3 months and defrost on at room temperature when you're ready to eat it.
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