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Healthy Zucchini Bread (Gluten free + Vegan)


  • Author: thebananadiaries
  • Prep Time: 10
  • Cook Time: 55
  • Total Time: 1 hour 5 minutes
  • Yield: 10 1x

Description

One bowl, easy and healthy zucchini bread that’s completely vegan, dairy free, and gluten free yet tastes anything but a classic zucchini bread!


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Ingredients

  • 1 3/4 cup 1:1 gluten free baking flour (can sub in regular flour if not gluten free)
  • 1 1/2 cup shredded zucchini, patted down to soak up the water*
  • 3/4 cup coconut sugar
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3 tsp baking powder
  • 2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/3 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1 tbsp cinnamon
  • 2 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/3 cup vegan butter, coconut oil, or olive oil, melted if butter
  • 2 tbsp ground flaxseed mixed with 1/3 cup water
  • 3/4 cup chocolate chips

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 375F and line a 9″ loaf pan with parchment paper and/or olive oil.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, coconut sugar, cinnamon, and nutmeg.
  3. Add in shredded zucchini, applesauce, vegan butter/oil, flaxseed mixture, and vanilla, and mix until well combined.
  4. Fold in chocolate chips.
  5. Pour batter into the loaf pan and bake for 50-55 minutes, or until the toothpick comes out clean.
  6. Remove from the oven and let cool for 15 minutes before slicing.

Notes

*Make sure that the zucchini is very patted dry- if it’s not patted dry, your bread will come out gooey in the oven. I suggest letting the zucchini soak in paper towel or a cloth for 20-30 minutes with something weighting it down.

  • Category: Breakfast
  • Method: Baking

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 slice

Keywords: zucchini bread, chocolate chip zucchini bread, healthy, vegan, gluten free, low sugar

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