zucchini nut bread

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By Natasha Nalley
from Frederick, MD

Spring is almost here, and before you know it, there will be an abundance of zucchini available from either your garden or your neighbor's. Here's a way to use up that largeness.

★★★★★ 1 Review
prep time 20 Min
cook time 1 Hr

Ingredients For zucchini nut bread

  • 3 c
    flour
  • 2 tsp
    cinnamon
  • 2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • 1/2 tsp
    ground allspice
  • 1/2 tsp
    fresh ground nutmeg
  • 1 Tbsp
    grated orange peel
  • 2 c
    grated unpeeled zucchini - washed and scrubbed very well
  • 2
    grated carrots - optional
  • 1 can
    small (about 8 oz) crushed pineapple with it's juice
  • 1 c
    chopped or ground nuts - pecans or walnuts
  • 2 c
    sugar
  • 1 c
    oil
  • 4
    eggs
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How To Make zucchini nut bread

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease and flour 2 9X5X3 inch loaf pans. Sift flour with cinnamon, soda, salt and baking powder.
  • 2
    In medium bowl, combine orange peel, grated zucchini, grated carrots, pineapple and nuts.
  • 3
    In a large bowl, combine sugar, oil and eggs, using strong spoon. Beat until smooth.
  • 4
    To the large bowl, add sifted dry ingredients till thoroughly mixed. Add zucchini mixture, mix well. Batter will be very thick. Pour and divide into prepared pans.
  • 5
    Bake 55 - 60 inutes, or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Let cool 10 minutes. Remove from pans.
  • 6
    You could use 3 smaller loaf pans - about 8.5 x 4.5 inch size (1 1/2 qt). Bake about 45 - 50 minutes.

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