Zucchini Bread

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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

How to Make Zucchini Bread

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.

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About Zucchini Bread

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



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