Chocolate Chip Zucchini Bread
You Will Need
Preheat the oven to 350 F and pour the boiling water over the chopped dates. Let the dates and water sit for about ten minutes. In the meantime, beat the eggs with a whisk in a large bowl. Whisk in the zucchini, sugar, apple sauce, and vanilla extract. In a separate bowl, stir together the flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Gently mix the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients, stirring just until blended.
After ten minutes, drain the dates and pat dry. [i did this with a paper towel.] Add the melted butter and dates to the mixture. Fold in the chocolate chips. Transfer the mixture into a 9x5 inch prepared loaf pan and bake for 1 hour to 1 hour and 10 minutes. the bread is ready when a toothpick comes out of the center clean. Let cool before serving.