Chocolate Zucchini and Sweet Potato Bread With Almonds and Dried Cherries

Foodista
20Ingredients
1370Calories
75Minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 3/4 cups all purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup cocoa powder (dark Dutch)
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup toasted sliced almonds
  • 3/4 cup dried cherries (coarsely chopped)
  • 3/4 cup dark chocolate chips
  • 3/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 1 cup zucchini (grated, unpeeled)
  • 1 cup sweet potato (grated uncooked)
  • 1/4 cup all purpose flour
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 3 tablespoons butter (cold, cut into small pieces)
  • 1/4 cup almond slices
  • 1/4 cup dark chocolate chips

Directions

  1. In a bowl add 1/4 cup of flour, 3 tablespoons brown sugar, and butter. With your fingers blend the flour, sugar and butter pieces until the texture of very coarse meal.
  2. Add the almonds and combine with the flour/butter mixture. You may then toss in the chocolate chips or simply sprinkle them on top of the streusel topping.
  3. Set aside while preparing the batter
  4. In a large mixing bowl, sift together the flour, dark chocolate cocoa, cinnamon, soda, baking powder and salt.
  5. Toss in the cherries, dark chocolate chips and almonds.
  6. In a separate bowl, whisk the eggs,sugar, oil and vanilla.
  7. Stir in the grated zucchini and the sweet potatoes.
  8. Pour the egg /zucchini mixture into the dry ingredients and beat to combine. Do not over beat.
  9. Pour the batter into a prepared 9x5x3 loaf pan.
  10. Bake in a pre-heated 350º F oven for 1 1/2 hour to 2 hours.
  11. The loaf is done when a wooden skewer inserted in the center comes out clean.
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NutritionView more

1370Calories
Sodium33%DV800mg
Fat120%DV78g
Protein41%DV21g
Carbs51%DV154g
Fiber52%DV13g

PER SERVING *

Calories1370Calories from Fat700
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat78g120%
Saturated Fat19g95%
Trans Fat1g
Cholesterol185mg62%
Sodium800mg33%
Potassium930mg27%
Protein21g41%
Calories from Fat700
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate154g51%
Dietary Fiber13g52%
Sugars80g160%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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