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December 3, 2019
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Chocolate Marble Zucchini Bread

A fluffy and moist zucchini bread loaf marbled with chocolate.

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword marbled bread, zucchini
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 20 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 35 minutes
Servings 10
Author D. Leecious


  • 2 medium zucchinis
  • 1 cup light brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 cup canola oil
  • 1 tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tspn vanilla extract
  • 2 1/2 cups flour
  • 1/2 cup Dutch-process cocoa powder
  • 2 tspn baking soda
  • 1 tspn kosher salt
  • 1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 tspn ground cinnamon
  • nonstick cooking spray for greasing


  1. Preheat your oven to 350˚F.

  2. Trim ends of zucchini and grate.

  3. Whisk together brown and granulated sugars, eggs, canola oil, apple cider vinegar, and vanilla in a large bowl and the fold in shredded zucchini.

  4. Pour about 2 cups of the wet ingredients into a medium-sized bowl.

  5. In another medium-sized bowl, whisk together 1 cup flour, cocoa powder, 1 teaspoon baking soda, and ½ teaspoon salt. Add mixture to the bowl with half of the zucchini mixture and mix well. Fold in chocolate chips and set aside.

  6. In a another medium bowl, whisk together remaining 1½ cups flour, 1 teaspoon baking soda, ½ teaspoon salt, and cinnamon.

  7. Fold dry ingredients into remaining bowl of wet ingredients.

  8. Grease a 9x5-inch loaf pan.

  9. Scoop in the two batters alternating after every 2 cups to create a marbled effect.

  10. Bake until a toothpick comes out clean in the middle, about 70-80 minutes.

  11. Let bread cool then slice and serve.


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