Need I say more? This bread is AMAZING!!! Super extra tasty, moist with the perfect little crunch! Amazingly delicious! Enjoy!
*this recipe yields 2 loaves
-3 large eggs
-2 cups sugar
-1 cup vegetable oil
-2 tsp vanilla extract
-1 large or 2 medium zucchini, grated
-1 cup chopped pecans
-1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
-orange zest from 1 orange
-1 tsp baking soda
-1/2 tsp cinnamon
-1/2 tsp ground nutmeg
-1 tsp salt
-1/2 tsp baking powder
-3 cups flour
Preheat oven to 350 F. Coat 2 9x5 loaf pans with the baking cooking spray (the one with butter and flour). Set aside.
Beat the eggs until nice and fluffy. Add the sugar and continue beating until well blended. Add the oil, vanilla, zucchini, pecans, chocolate chips and orange zest. Mix very well. Add remaining ingredients, with the flour 1/2 cup at a time. Mix very well.
Pour evenly into the 2 prepared pans.
Bake in preheated oven for 50-60 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean.
Remove from oven and let it sit in the pan for about 10 minutes. Remove from pans onto wire racks and let cool completely. Slice and enjoy!
Slightly adapted from a Paula Deen recipe.