Chocolate cinnamon zucchini bread

Heather Disarro

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Chocolate cinnamon zucchini bread is moist, chocolaty and actually good for you. What's not to love?

chocolate cinnamon zucchini bread

Chocolate cinnamon zucchini bread

Makes 8 servings


  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2/3 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1/3 cup cocoa powder
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 whole eggs
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 2 small zucchini, washed and shredded


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F and grease an 8 x 4-inch loaf pan.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk together the brown sugar, oil, eggs and vanilla until smooth and creamy.
  3. Sift together the flours, cocoa powder, cinnamon, salt, baking powder and baking soda.
  4. Fold the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients until just mixed.
  5. Add the zucchini and stir into the batter until everything is well combined.
  6. Pour the batter into the prepared loaf pan.
  7. Bake for 45 to 65 minutes until a toothpick inserted comes out clean.
  8. Let cool completely before serving.

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Heather Disarro
Heather is the writer behind the food blog, Heather’s Dish, and the coordinator of the beauty blog, Faces of Beauty. She and her husband live at the base of the Rocky Mountains in the Denver metro area and are constantly active, especially with their two crazy lab mixes Bunker and Keira. They had their first baby, Weston, in March 2012 and have been boundlessly blessed by him every day of his life. You can find more at Heather’s personal blogs, Heather’s Dish and Faces of Beauty or send her a tweet at @heathersdish.