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Mocha Zucchini Bread

2 c Unbleached All-Purpose Flour
3 ts Baking powder
1/2 ts Salt
4 tb Cocoa powder
1/3 c Shortening
2/3 c Granulated sugar
2 Eggs
1 tb Instant coffee, dissolved in 1/4 c hot water
1 1/2 c Grated zucchini

Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Thoroughly grease a glass loaf pan. Sift dry ingredients together. In the bowl of an electric mixer, cream shortening and sugar
together. Add eggs to creamed mixture one at a time. Add dissolved instant coffee. Add zucchini. Mix in dry mixture by hand, just until mixed. Do not overbeat.
Pour batter into prepared pan and bake 50 minutes to an hour, until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Let cool in pan on a cooling rack 15-20 minutes, then turn out of pan onto rack to finish cooling. Serve slightly warm, spread with butter, cream cheese, or plain.

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