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Ingredients

2-1/2 cupsflour
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon baking powder
1/3 cup Hershey's cocoa
3 eggs
2 cups sugar
1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla
1 cup Wesson oil
2 cups zucchini, shredded and well drained
1/2 cup chopped nuts

Instructions

Grease and flour 2 9x5-inch loaf pans. Sift together the flour, cinnamon, baking soda, baking powder and cocoa. Set aside. In a large bowl, beat together the eggs, sugar and vanilla. Stir in oil and zucchini. Add dry ingredients and nuts. Divide mixture evenly between the two prepared pans. Bake at 325 degrees for about 50 minutes. Makes two loaves. Freezes well.

Mary Price
Milan




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