Almond Joy Zucchini Bread

Monday, August 19th 2013, 6:00 pm
By: News 9

Almond Joy Zucchini Bread

1 3/4 cups sugar

2 cups grated zucchini (about 3 zucchini)

3 eggs

1 cup canola oil

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1/2 teaspoon coconut extract

3 cups Shawnee Mills All Purpose flour

1 teaspoon cinnamon

1 teaspoon baking soda

1/2 teaspoon baking powder

1 teaspoon salt

1 cup chocolate chips

1/2 cup coconut flakes

1/4 cup chopped almonds

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray 2 loaf pans well with non stick cooking spray. In a large bowl, mix together the eggs, oil and sugar. Add in the zucchini, vanilla and coconut extract. In a medium sized bowl combine the dry ingredients except for the nuts, coconut and chocolate chips. Incorporate one cup at a time the dry ingredients into the wet mixture. Stir till dry ingredients are combined. Add in the chocolate chips, coconut and almond flakes and then pour evenly into the loaf pans. Place in oven and bake for 45-50 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean from the middle of the loaf.