Vegan Coconut Zucchini Chocolate Chip Bread

This sweet cake is masquerading as a healthy, vegan, quick bread
Zucchini 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
436
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.

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.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
28g
43%
Sugar
27g
N/A
Saturated Fat
23g
100%
Protein
5g
10%
Carbs
48g
16%
Vitamin A
3µg
N/A
Vitamin B6
0.2mg
8.6%
Vitamin C
5mg
9%
Vitamin E
0.3mg
1.4%
Vitamin K
3µg
3%
Calcium
61mg
6%
Fiber
5g
19%
Folate (food)
26µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
26µg
6%
Iron
3mg
15%
Magnesium
74mg
18%
Monounsaturated
3g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
2mg
8%
Phosphorus
186mg
27%
Polyunsaturated
0.8g
N/A
Potassium
335mg
10%
Sodium
268mg
11%
Sugars, added
25g
N/A
Thiamin (B1)
0.2mg
10.5%
Zinc
1mg
8%