Wednesday, August 5, 2009

Looking for A Hostess Gift?

Are you looking for a hostess gift? If you froze the second loaf of Double Chocolate Zucchini Bread made from the recipe in the previous post, you're set. Everyone appreciates yummy homemade treats! Take it out of the freezer. Bring it to room temperature. Place the bread in a food safe cellophane bag that can be purchased at a craft store. Tie a beautiful ribbon around it and there is your hostess gift.

Monday, August 3, 2009

Double Chocolate Zuchinni Tea Bread

Looking for an idea of what to do with all that zucchini that is in right now? Double Chocolate Zucchini Bread is a delicious treat and perfect for teatime. Enjoy it with Chocolate Mint tea for a winning

Double Chocolate Zucchini Bread

2 1/2 C flour
1/2 C cocoa
2 1/2 t baking powder
2 1/2 t baking soda
1 t cinnamon
1 t salt
3/4 C butter, softened
2 C sugar
3 eggs
3 t vanilla
2 C grated zucchini
1/2 C milk
1/2 C mini semi-sweet chocolate chips

Combine dry ingredients, set aside. Cream butter & sugar, add eggs vanilla and milk. Stir in dry ingredients. Add zucchini and mini chocolate chips and blend well. Pour into 2 greased and floured loaf pans. Bake at 350 for 1 hour or until inserted toothpick comes out clean. This freezes well. So you can serve one now and freeze one for later. It also makes a welcome hostess gift.