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Sweet Sundays: Zucchini Bread Recipe


zucchini bread

This recipe makes two loaves of zucchini bread – one for you, and one for the rest of the family! It’s so moist with a little crisp to the outer layer. Bring it to a potluck or to work and people will bow to you 😉

What You Need

  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 3 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1 ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon nutmeg
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 ½ cups shredded zucchini (about 1 medium-sized zucchini)
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup walnuts

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  2. In a large bowl, combine the first seven dry ingredients
  3. In another bowl, combine eggs, zucchini, oil and vanilla extract
  4. Stir egg mixture into dry ingredients ***When it’s all combined, the consistency is pretty pasty, that’s normal
  5. Fold the walnuts in
  6. Pour into 2 greased 9x5x3 loaf pans
  7. Bake for about 1 hour and 10 minutes ***Some ovens will bake it in one hour, so do the toothpick check at the one-hour mark
  8. Let the loaves cool in the loaf pans for at least 30 minutes before removing

You can also add chocolate chips to this recipe. Just decrease the walnuts to ½ a cup and add ½ cup of chocolate chips. And for chocoholics…or those allergic to walnuts, replace the whole cup of walnuts with chocolate chips.

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3 comments on “Sweet Sundays: Zucchini Bread Recipe

  1. now at home mom
    February 26, 2013

    Great idea! your bread looks great! I might have to try this one! 🙂 Never thought of adding chocolate chips to it! thanks for sharing! Just discovered your lovely blog, very glad I did!

    • cristinacole23
      February 26, 2013

      Thanks so much! Hope you enjoy the bread 😉 And your blog is awesome! I get.excited when I’m emailed a post cause I know I’m in for a treat!

      • now at home mom
        February 27, 2013

        Thank you so much for the sweet comment! 🙂 so happy when I read these words 🙂

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