2medium zucchini, unpeeled and shredded(2 to 2½ cups)
⅓cupdark chocolate chips(optional)
Preheat oven to 350 F. Line a loaf pan with parchment paper.
In a large mixing bowl, beat syrup, brown sugar, butter, milk and vanilla well. Add eggs and beat.
In a separate medium mixing bowl, mix baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg and flour well with a wooden spoon.
Add the flour mixture to the wet mixture in two additions. Mix well between each addition.
Grate zucchini into bowl. Mix well.
Pour batter into loaf pan. Top with chocolate chips if desired. Bake for about an hour, checking every 5 minutes at the 45-minute mark. Bread is ready when toothpick comes out clean and top of bread appears light brown and crispy. Top of bread may crack when ready.
Slice bread and enjoy with almond butter for a light breakfast or nighttime snack!