Zucchini Bread

Christine Cuneo

By
@frilled2b

This quick bread uses applesauce in place of half the oil, and has both granulated and brown sugars. Grated zucchini adds flecks of color. Plus, it's a great way to put that abundant vegetable to good use!


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Serves:

2 loaves

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

1 Hr

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

IN A LARGE BOWL MIX

3 c
all-purpose flour
1 tsp
salt
1 tsp
ground nutmeg
1 tsp
ground cinnamon
1 tsp
baking soda
1 tsp
baking powder
1 1/2 c
white sugar
1 1/2 c
brown sugar

THEN MIX IN SEPERATE BOWL

1/2 c
oil
1/2 c
applesauce, unsweetened
3
beaten eggs
1 tsp
lemon
1 tsp
vanilla extract

FOLD IN

1
zest from 1 lemon
2 1/2 to 3 c
cups grated zucchini
1 c
chopped walnuts or pecans

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Grease/spray and flour 2 loaf pans
Pre-heat oven 350° F.
2
In a large bowl, combine flour, salt, nutmeg, cinnamon, baking soda, baking powder, and sugars. Mix well
3
In a separate bowl, combine oil, eggs, water, vanilla, and lemon juice.
4
Mix wet ingredients into dry, and then fold in lemon zest, zucchini, and nuts.
5
Bake in 2 standard loaf pans, (spray with nonstick spray and flour) for 50 minutes to 1 hour, or until a tester comes out clean. Alternately, bake in 5 mini loaf pans for about 45 minutes.
Cool in the pans for 10 minutes before loosening the edges with a knife and removing to cool completely on a wire rack.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Bread
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids