Zucchini Orange Bread Recipe

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Zucchini Orange Bread

Sharry Murawski

By
@cavalierluvr

Using fresh oranges is key in this bread for the flavor to really shine through. However, I have made it without adding the zest and using store bought orange juice and the bread still turns out very tasty.


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Serves:

2 loaves

Cook:

45 Min

Ingredients

4
eggs
1 1/2 c
sugar
3/4 c
oil
2/3 c
orange juice
2 c
shredded, unpeeled zucchini
3 1/4 c
flour
1 1/2 tsp
baking powder
1 1/2 tsp
baking soda
1 tsp
salt
2 1/2 tsp
cinnamon
1/2 tsp
cloves
2 tsp
grated orange peel
1/2 c
chopped nuts, optional

GLAZE

1 c
powdered sugar
2-3 tsp
orange juice

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease and flour bottom only of 2 9x5" loaf pans.
2
In large bowl beat eggs until thick and lemon colored; gradually beat in sugar. Add oil, 2/3 c. orange juice, and zucchini. Stir just until combined.
3
Stir in remaining bread ingredients. Mix well. Pour into prepared pans.
4
Bake at 350 for 45-55 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center of bread comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes then remove from pans and cool slightly on wire rack.
5
Mix glaze ingredients. Spread over warm loaves. Cool completely then wrap in tin foil. Store in refrigerator

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Sweet Breads