Zucchini Orange Bread

Zucchini Orange Bread

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Sharry Murawski

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@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.

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

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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

How to Make Zucchini Orange Bread

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

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About Zucchini Orange Bread

Course/Dish: Sweet Breads



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