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choc chip zucchini loaf

Choc Chip Zucchini Loaf

Course: Cakes, Lunchbox Ideas, Snack
Cuisine: American, Australian
Keyword: applesauce, Choc chip,, Zucchini, zucchini loaf
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 45 minutes
Servings: 8
Calories: 246 kcal

A wholemeal chocolate loaf with all the goodness of zucchini, dark choc chips and apple sauce. A soft, moist loaf with just the right amount of sweetness.



  • 11/2 cups wholemeal self raising flour
  • 1/2 teas nutmeg
  • 1 teas cinnamon
  • 1/2 teas baking soda
  • 1/2 teas salt
  • 1/3 cup coconut oil melted and cooled slightly
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup
  • 1/2 cup apple puree
  • 1 egg
  • 2 teas vanilla
  • 1 zucchini medium size grated 1 1/2 cups
  • 3/4 cup dark chocolate chips


  1. Heat oven to 180 deg Celsius.

  2. Grease a loaf tin and line with baking paper.

  3. In one bowl add all the dry ingredients, flour, nutmeg, cinnamon, baking soda and salt. Mix to combine thoroughly.

  4. Lightly beat the egg with a fork in a small bowl.

  5. In the second bowl add the maple syrup, apple sauce, egg, vanilla and the cooled melted coconut oil. Mix together and then add the bowl of dry ingredients to the liquid ingredients and mix till combined.

  6. Squeeze out any liquid from the grated zucchini and add to the mix along with the choc chips and combine together.

  7. Pop into the prepared loaf tin and sprinkle a few more chocolate chips on top. (just for fun).

  8. Bake in the oven for 40-45 mins. To see if your Cock Chip Zucchini Loaf is cooked, pop in a skewer and when it comes out clean it should be done.

Recipe Notes

When cool pop your loaf into an airtight container to store. The loaf is quite delicate and may break up a bit when slicing, but the taste far outweighs the crumbs. 

Swap out the dark choc chips for milk choc ones instead.


Nutrition Facts
Choc Chip Zucchini Loaf
Amount Per Serving
Calories 246 Calories from Fat 135
% Daily Value*
Fat 15g23%
Saturated Fat 13g81%
Trans Fat 1g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 1g
Cholesterol 21mg7%
Sodium 244mg11%
Potassium 238mg7%
Carbohydrates 26g9%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 20g22%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 86IU2%
Vitamin C 5mg6%
Calcium 84mg8%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.