Vegan Coconut Zucchini Chocolate Chip Bread

This sweet cake is masquerading as a healthy, vegan, quick bread
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Packed full of all-things coconut, grated zucchini, and chocolate chips, we’ll happily eat this vegan bread for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

This recipe is courtesy of How Sweet Eats.

8
Servings
587
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1 2/3  Cup  whole wheat flour
  • 1  Cup  brown sugar
  • 2/3  Cups  unsweetened flaked coconut
  • 1  Teaspoon  baking soda
  • 1/2  Teaspoon  baking powder
  • 1/4  Teaspoon  cinnamon
  • 1/4  Teaspoon  salt
  • 1  Cup  canned coconut milk
  • 1  Teaspoon  vanilla extract
  • 1/2  Teaspoon  coconut extract
  • 1/2  Cup  coconut oil, plus more for greasing, melted
  • 1 3/4  Cup  zucchini, freshly grated
  • 2/3  Cups  dark chocolate chips, tossed in a little flour

Directions

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Grease 9”x5” loaf pan with coconut oil, and set aside.

In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, sugar, flaked coconut, baking soda, baking powder, cinnamon, and salt.

In a small bowl, stir together the coconut milk, vanilla extract, and coconut extract.

Add the coconut milk to the dry ingredients, and stir together. Stir in the melted coconut oil. Once combined, stir in the zucchini and chocolate chips. Pour the batter into the greased loaf pan.

Bake for 65-75 minutes, until the center is set. The cake may sink slightly in the center, even if it is cooked through.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
36g
51%
Sugar
7g
8%
Saturated Fat
25g
100%
Cholesterol
1mg
0%
Carbohydrate, by difference
68g
52%
Protein
7g
15%
Vitamin A, RAE
25µg
4%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
6mg
8%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
3µg
3%
Calcium, Ca
31mg
3%
Choline, total
19mg
4%
Fiber, total dietary
11g
44%
Folate, total
51µg
13%
Iron, Fe
4mg
22%
Magnesium, Mg
84mg
26%
Manganese, Mn
2mg
100%
Niacin
4mg
29%
Pantothenic acid
1mg
20%
Phosphorus, P
211mg
30%
Selenium, Se
5µg
9%
Sodium, Na
208mg
14%
Water
70g
3%
Zinc, Zn
2mg
25%

Vegan Shopping Tip

As an alternative to sugary, salty, processed foods, try shopping for fruits and vegetables that are in season.

Vegan Cooking Tip

For a healthier alternative, substitute honey or molasses for sugar in baking recipes, and use a 3:1 blend of canola oil to olive oil instead of butter when cooking over the flame.