Recipe courtesy of Cooking Channel
Total:
1 hr 45 min
Prep:
15 min
Inactive:
30 min
Cook:
1 hr
Yield:
1 9 by 4-inch loaf or 3 mini loaves
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

Directions

1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Spray a 9 by 4-inch loaf pan or 3 mini loaf pans with cooking spray. Set aside. 

2. Shred the zucchini lengthwise, turning to get as much flesh and as little seed as possible. When you get down to the seeds, stop shredding and discard the seeds. You should have a generous cup of zucchini. Squeeze the zucchini by hand to remove excess moisture. 

3. Whisk together the buttermilk, vegetable oil, vanilla extract and eggs in a large liquid measuring cup. Stir in the zucchini. 

4. Combine the flour, sugar, cocoa, baking powder, baking soda and salt in a medium bowl. 

5. Stir the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients until just incorporated, take care not to over mix. Fold in 3/4 cup of the nuts and all of the chocolate. 

6. Transfer the batter to the prepared loaf pan(s), scatter the remaining 1/4 cup nuts over the top. Tap the bottom on the work surface to distribute the batter in the pan evenly. Bake until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean, 55 minutes to 1 hour for the large pan and 35 to 40 minutes for the minis. Transfer the pan(s) to a wire rack to cool 30 minutes. Turn the bread out and let cool completely on the rack. Save in an airtight container for up to 1 week.

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Lemon Bread Pudding

Recipe courtesy of Ree Drummond

Garlic Bread

Recipe courtesy of Rachael Ray

Rum Raisin Bread Pudding

Recipe courtesy of The Neelys

Stuffed Double-Cut Pork Loin Chops

Recipe courtesy of Guy Fieri

Double-Sided Strata

Recipe courtesy of Gourmet Magazine

Banana Bread

Recipe courtesy of Mary Sue Milliken|Susan Feniger

Banana Nut Bread

Recipe courtesy of Kathleen Daelemans

Zucchini Bread with Lemon Honey Butter

Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

Roasted Garlic Bread

Recipe courtesy of Jamie Deen

Trending Videos 6 Videos

Plaster Chocolate Cake 05:58

This cake is so rich and creamy that Raiza Costa wants to plaster the world with it.

Browse Reviews By Keyword

          On TV

          The Pioneer Woman

          9:30am | 8:30c

          Cupcake Wars

          10am | 9c

          Cupcake Wars

          11am | 10c

          Cupcake Wars

          12pm | 11c

          The Pioneer Woman

          1:30pm | 12:30c

          Beat Bobby Flay

          2:30pm | 1:30c

          Beat Bobby Flay

          3:30pm | 2:30c

          Beat Bobby Flay

          4:30pm | 3:30c

          Chopped

          5pm | 4c

          Chopped

          6pm | 5c

          Chopped

          7pm | 6c
          On Tonight
          On Tonight

          Chopped

          8pm | 7c

          Chopped

          9pm | 8c

          Beat Bobby Flay

          10:30pm | 9:30c

          Beat Bobby Flay

          11:30pm | 10:30c

          Chopped

          12am | 11c

          Beat Bobby Flay

          1:30am | 12:30c

          Beat Bobby Flay

          2:30am | 1:30c

          Chopped

          3am | 2c

          Mystery Diners

          4:30am | 3:30c

          Get Cooking