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Chocolate Zucchini Bread

Chocolate Zucchini Bread is a sweet quickbread for everyday breakfast. It is a kid friendly recipe for the fussy eater’s tiffin. It is even perfect for potlucks or quick snacks.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 10 mins
Course: Baking, Bread, Breakfast
Cuisine: Vegetarian
Keyword: Bakery, cupcake, eggless
Servings: 1 bread loaf


  • cup zucchini & yellow squash grated
  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • ½ cup cocoa powder unsweetened
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp baking powder
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp all spice powder garam masala
  • ¼ tsp cinnamon powder
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • ¼ cup apple sauce unsweetened
  • ¾ cup jaggery powder
  • 6-8 tbsp yogurt homemade curd or buttermilk
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • ¼ cup chocolate chips
  • ¼ cup tutti-fruiti & chopped dried cherries


  • Preheat oven to 180 °C. Line and grease an 8X4 inch loaf pan.
  • In a large mixing bowl combine flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, baking powder, salt, all spice powder and cinnamon. In another large bowl beat together oil, apple sauce, jaggery powder, curd and vanilla extract. Fold in the grated zucchini and squash in the wet ingredients bowl.
  • Now add dry ingredients and mix gently till combined. Fold in chocolate chips, tutti-fruiti and dried cherries. Pour the batter in prepared pan and bake for 60-65 minutes or until the toothpick inserted comes out clean. Transfer the pan to a wire rack and allow it to cool completely. Slice it and enjoy when cold.


I substituted based on what was available in my pantry. You can follow as per your preference or from the original recipe.