Chocolate Chip Zucchini bread

3 cups all-purpose flour
½ tsp. Baking powder
1 tsp. Cinnamon
1 tsp. Baking soda
1 tsp. Nutmeg, ( powder is fine, but fresh taste better)
3 eggs
2 cups white sugar
1 cup canola oil
3 tbsp. Vanilla extract
2 cups grated zucchini (skin on)
1 cup chopped pecans
1 tbsp. Orange zest

Sift flour, baking powder, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg, and baking soda together.

In a large bowl, beat eggs until light and fluffy. Add sugar and beat until well blended. Stir in oil vanilla, zucchini, pecans, chocolate chips, and orange zest. Stir in sifted ingredients.

Pour into 2 greased 9 by 5 loaf pans.

Bake at 350 degrees F. for 50 minutes or until toothpick inserted in the middle comes out clean.

Remove loaves from pans and cool. Chill loaves before slicing. Serve with whipped cream and ribbons of zucchini for extra flair.