New Year Recipes for Download Reading Chocolate Zucchini Bread 2 minutes

The balance of chocolate and zucchini makes this a healthy AND delicious treat.  Serve this rich dessert with a glass of cold milk or some chocolate banana pudding!





½ cup all-purpose flour

¼ cup cocoa powder

½ tsp baking soda

1/3 tsp salt

1 egg, room temperature

6 tbsp light brown sugar, packed

2 tbsp butter, melted and slightly cooled

2 tbsp vegetable oil

½ tsp vanilla extract

¾ cup shredded zucchini

½ cup semisweet chocolate chips, divided





Grease an air fryer safe pizza or baking pan with cooking spray and set aside.

In a medium mixing bowl, whisk together the flour, cocoa powder, baking soda and salt and set aside.

In a larger bowl, combine the egg, brown sugar, melted butter, oil and vanilla. Whisk until smooth.

Add the dry ingredients to the wet mixture and mix until well combined. Then, fold in the zucchini and most of the chocolate chips, reserving a few for the top.

Transfer the mixture to the prepared pizza or baking pan and sprinkle the remaining chocolate chips on top. Then, place in the air fryer and bake at 310°F for 30-35 minutes, or until the toothpick test comes out clean.

When it is done cooking, remove the pan from the air fryer and let it cool on a wire rack until slightly warm and enjoy!


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