food

Recipe: Zucchini Chocolate Chip Bread Made With Splenda

mommeal timerecipesfood

Recipes—When I am trying to manage my weight, the first thing I do is cut back on my sugar intake. This is a really hard one for me. Sugar is my comfort food. The main reason I started using SPLENDA® years ago, was so that I didn't have to compromise the taste of my food while I was trying to lose weight. By using SPLENDA®, I found I could satisfy my sweet tooth and still enjoy my favorite recipes.

Our neighborhood garden is overflowing with zucchini right now. I am always looking for recipes that show me new and creative ways to use this vegetable. I decided to give my friend Karen's zucchini recipe a makeover and use SPLENDA® in place of the sugar. SPLENDA® has 1 gram of fiber per teaspoon, which gave this recipe a total of 72 grams of fiber and no added calories that sugar usually does. Wow!

Karen's Zucchini Chocolate Chip Bread Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1 cup oil
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar or  SPLENDA®
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 cups grated zucchini
  • 2 1/2 cups baking powder
  • 2 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1 tsp. nutmeg
  • 2 tsp. vanilla
  • 1 large banana, mashed
  • 2 cups chocolate chips or 1 cup chopped nuts (optional)

 Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
  2. Blend oil and sugar.
  3. Beat in eggs and zucchini.
  4. Combine remaining ingredients.
  5. Place in 2 greased loaf.
  6. Bake at 325 degrees for 1 hour.

Additional Information about Splenda

When using  SPLENDA® in your recipes, you use the same amount of sweetener that you would sugar. By using  SPLENDA® as an alternative to sugar, you not only reduce the amount of calories in your recipes, but lower carbohydrates and increase fiber to your diet as well.

They also now have SPLENDA®with vitamin B  or antioxidants. The SPLENDA® with vitamin B has 20 percent of the daily value of vitamins B1 (thiamin), B5 (pantothenic acid), and B6, per packet.  The SPLENDA® with antioxidants has 20 percent of the daily value of vitamins C and E, per packet.

 SPLENDA® also has a sweepstakes going on via the Facebook Essentials tab. Visit the Splenda Brand Facebook page and click on the new ESSENTIALS tab, you can request a free sample of the new Splenda Essentials product and share with other users what’s ‘essential’ to them. By doing so, consumers will be entered for a chance to win a travel mug with a $25 Dunkin’ Donuts gift card! Three lucky winners will be announced each day— but that’s not all. For every 10,000 sample requests received, the  SPLENDA® team will give away a $1,000 Visa gift card!

Disclaimer: Splenda  provided me with product to review and use in this recipe. However, all thoughts and opinions in this post are my own. 

The following two tabs change content below.

Latest posts by Mom It Forward (see all)

Comments

Submit a Comment

Your email address will not be published.


Web Statistics