Zucchini Bread

Zucchini bread is one of the tastiest ways to get a nice dessert from the zucchini hordes when they start poppping out of the gardens in the summer.

Try this simple zucchini bread recipe below and feel free to experiment a little if you wish; Check some variation ideeas at the recipe end, in the Notes!

Zucchini Bread Recipe

...dense, moist and cinnamon spiced!

Zucchini Bread Recipe

...dense, moist and cinnamon spiced!
Zucchini Bread
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Zucchini Bread Recipe Tags & Times

Course Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American
Diet Vegetarian
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 60 minutes

Zucchini Bread Recipe Ingredients

For loaves insystem:

Zucchini Bread Recipe Instructions

  1. Pre-heat your oven to 160 Celsius degrees,
  2. Grease 2 medium loaf pans, add parchment paper on bottoms and grease the parchment papers,
  3. Sift together flour, salt, baking powder, soda, and cinnamon in a large bowl,
  4. In a second bowl (larger than first) beat the eggs with sugar and vanilla. Works well with your mixer if you like,
  5. Continue mixing and slowly add the oil in the mixture,
  6. Add the sifted flour mixture and incorporate it carefully. Make sure the batter do not get over-mixed,
  7. Using a wooden spoon or a spatula mix in the zucchini and just turn over the batter few times to jus incorporate the zucchini,
  8. Pour the batter in the pans,
  9. Bake the breads 50 - 60 minutes or until the skewer inserted in the center comes out dry,
  10. Take the breads out of the oven and let them cool in the pans for 15 minutes to stabilize their shape. This way you'll get much nicer cuts when served.

Zucchini Bread Recipe Tips & Tricks

Zucchini breadThe zucchini bread recipe above is designed to be simple, quick and vegetarian. You can cook it as it is (is delicious!) and you can also go further with some enhancements.

The most common addition to the zucchini bread are nuts: any nuts you like, or a combination of them works great; chopped wallnuts or peanuts will add great texture to the zucchini bread, like this one wich also has crystallized ginger,

Or if you feel bolder than that you can add cocoa and chocolate chips and get a double chocolate zucchini bread that rocks!

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