Mocha zucchini bread

Yield: 10 servings

Measure Ingredient
2 cups All-purpose flour
3 teaspoons Baking powder
½ teaspoon Salt
4 tablespoons Cocoa powder
⅓ cup Shortening
⅔ cup Granulated sugar
2 Eggs
1 tablespoon Instant coffee -- dissolved
In
¼ cup Hot water
1½ cup Zucchini -- grated

Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Thoroughly grease a glass loaf pan.

Sift dry ingredients together. In the bowl of an electric mixer, cream shortening and sugar together. Add eggs to creamed mixture one at a time. Add dissolved instant coffee. Add zucchini. Mix in dry mixture by hand, just until mixed. Do not overbeat.

Pour batter into prepared pan and bake 50 minutes to an hour, until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Let cool in pan on a cooling rack 15-20 minutes, then turn out of pan onto rack to finish cooling.

Serve slightly warm, spread with butter, cream cheese, or plain.

Recipe By : Alison Meyer

From: Alison Meyer Date: 08-14-95 (21:04) (159) Fido: Cooking

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