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Sliced Zucchini Bread on cooling rack
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Easy Zucchini Bread Recipe

Perfect for breakfast or an afternoon snack. It's sweet, but not over-the-top. We love this recipe!
Course Breads
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 351kcal
Author Deb Clark

Ingredients

  • 3 cups flour all purpose
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 cups zucchini grated
  • 3 eggs whisked
  • 1 cup oil
  • 1 cup nuts chopped
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp baking powder
  • 3 tsp cinnamon

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350°
  • Generously spray a loaf pan with non-stick cooking spray or line with parchment paper.
  • Start by sifting together the dry ingredients - flour, baking powder, soda and salt - set aside.
  • Next whisk together the eggs. Add the oil, vanilla, zucchini until well incorporated. Though you can do it by hand, I prefer to use a a hand or stand mixer.
  • Add the flour in three batches, mix to combine.
  • Add the nuts and mix to combine with a spoon.
  • Spoon the batter into a loaf pan..Place in a preheated oven for one hour to one hour twenty minutes. I've found that cooking times really vary depending on the type of loaf pan you use.
  • Check for doneness at one hour with a toothpick. When it comes out clean, the loaf is done! Cool for 15 minutes. Run a knife around the edges and remove from pan. Allow cool, serve and enjoy!

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Notes

Be sure to check the doneness by inserting a toothpick into the center of the loaf. If it's not done, allow it to bake for another 5 minutes and check again.
Recipe can be double and the second loaf easily frozen. Allow it to cool completely, double wrap with plastic, then foil. Tuck into a plastic bag and freeze. It will last up to six months when well wrapped. Freeze whole - avoid slicing the loaf until you're ready to serve. It will stay more fresh that way. 

Nutrition

Calories: 351kcal | Carbohydrates: 61g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 41mg | Sodium: 319mg | Potassium: 191mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 34g | Vitamin A: 101IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 35mg | Iron: 2mg