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zucchini bread

Recipe by
Beth Pierce
Ofallon, MO

This easy zucchini bread can be whipped up in no time at all and makes the most incredible mouthwatering loaf of zucchini bread you will ever eat. So moist and delicious with cinnamon spice. Grandma had it right. If the sweet bread is made right, then butter is optional! That is just so true!

yield 2 Loaves
prep time 30 Min
cook time 1 Hr
method Bake

Ingredients For zucchini bread

  • 1 ¾ c
    all-purpose flour
  • 2 tsp
    ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • ½ tsp
    baking powder
  • ½ tsp
  • 2/3 c
    vegetable oil
  • 1 c
    granulated sugar
  • 2 lg
    eggs room temperature
  • 2 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1 ½ c
    grated zucchini
  • 1 c
    chopped walnuts or pecan (optional)

How To Make zucchini bread

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease a 9×5 inch loaf pan well.
  • 2
    In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, cinnamon, baking soda, baking powder, and salt. In a larger bowl, whisk together the vegetable oil, sugar, eggs, and vanilla extract. Stir in the grated zucchini. Mix the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients in several increments, stirring just until combined. If using, stir in the nuts.
  • 3
    Pour into prepared loaf pan and bake for 50-60 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center come out clean or with a few moist crumbs. Cool in the pan on a wire rack for 10-15 minutes before carefully inverting it.