Chocolate Chip Pecan Banana Zucchini Bread

If you’re looking for a slightly less guilty treat to satisfy your sweet tooth, we’ve got the perfect recipe for you. Your entire family will love this moist, flavorful chocolate chip bread; and with healthy ingredients (like zucchinis, pecans, bananas, cinnamon and coconut oil – to name a few) it’s packed full of vitamins and nutrients, so you won’t feel guilty about letting them indulge in this delectable treat!

Ingredients:

  • 4 cups of all purpose flour
  • 1 T of baking soda
  • 1.5 t of ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 t of ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 t of salt
  • 5 eggs
  • 1 cup of warmed coconut oil
  • 2 cups of sugar
  • 1 cup of packed brown sugar
  • 1 T of vanilla extract
  • 1 cup of mashed bananas(approximately 3)
  • 2 cups of shredded zucchini
  • 1 cup of chopped pecans
  • 1 cup of semi sweet chocolate chips

How To:

  1. Combine flour, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt in a large mixing bowl.
  2. In another bowl, beat eggs, coconut oil, both sugars, vanilla and 1/4 of your banana mixture.
  3.  Slowly blend your second mixture with your first mixture in the large bowl.  Mix well.
  4. Stir in zucchini, remaining banana, pecans and chocolate chips.
  5. Pour mixture into greased loaf pans or Bundt pans.
  6. Place in oven for 1 hour at 325 degrees.
  7. Let cool, slice and enjoy!


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Danielle

Danielle is a Pittsburgh native who has been warming her “black and gold” blood in sunny Northern California for the past 6 years. On any given day, you can find her arranging ridiculous photo shoots of her one-year-old son Graeme and cat Gizmo, or working on any one of her 27,000 writing projects. She enjoys daydreaming about becoming a famous actress and starting a handful of different businesses with her husband over glasses of wine in the evenings. Someday, she hopes to travel the country in an RV with her family… but she needs to sell that novel first. You can follow her journeys through her blog With A Red Bird On My Shoulder

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