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Zucchini Bread

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Whenever I make zucchini bread I think of my sister in law Sherri. Every time we would visit her house she would make zucchini bread using zucchini from her garden. I’m embarrassed to say I would never try it. Zucchini and bread didn’t seem like they belonged together. As I’ve gotten older and matured my tastes, I finally gave zucchini bread a try. Boy, had I been missing out. Turning my nose up at something so delicious. Shame on me. I have adapted a recipe with whole grain flour,Β sucanat, and expeller pressed coconut oil. You can make it with all purpose flour, white sugar and canola oil if you choose.

You’ll need:

1 3/4 cups whole wheat flour
1 cup sucanat
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon sea salt
3/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 cup expeller pressed coconut oil
2 eggs beaten
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 cups shredded zucchini

Preheat oven to 350 F.Β  Grease and Flour 9 x 5 loaf pan.

Shred zucchini. I used my hand held box shredder, large hole side.Β Watch your fingers πŸ™‚
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In a large bowl combine flour, sugar, cinnamon, salt, baking soda and baking powder.

Add oil, eggs and vanilla.

Mix on medium speed until combined.

Mix in shredded zucchini. Batter is thick. Mine is a darker color because of the whole wheat flour and sucanat.
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Spread into loaf pan and bake for 60 minutes.

Remove from oven and cool on a wire rack. After cool wrap in foil to keep fresh. Slice and eat πŸ™‚

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27 thoughts on “Zucchini Bread”

  1. Judy Haughton-James says:

    This has a beautiful colour and looks delicious Diane! Enjoy the rest of your day.

    1. Diane says:

      Thanks Judy!

  2. Christine says:

    Zucchini bread is my favorite!! I love adding cream cheese icing too πŸ™‚

    Thank you so very much for sharing this at The DIY Dreamer.. From Dream To Reality!

    1. Diane says:

      Cream cheese frosting is one of my favorites πŸ™‚

  3. Kathy @ Granny's Vital Vittles says:

    You know I’ve never tried this … it looks so delicious I’ll have to give it a go πŸ™‚
    Thanks for sharing it at Scratch Cookin’ Tuesday!

  4. Glo @ Off The Grid At -30 says:

    Yum!!! Thanks for linking up to “I Did It!” Tuesday!

  5. Jessi @ Practically Functional says:

    Yum, I love zucchini bread! Thanks for sharing at The Fun In Functional!

    1. Diane says:

      Thanks for stopping by πŸ™‚

      1. Audrey says:

        Great zucchini bread – thanks for the recipe. I had a giant (left on the vine too long) zuke and this is the perfect solution to “What do I do with this oversized zucchini?” My first loaf disappeared in one evening, so tonight I’m making another.

        1. Diane says:

          The bread is so moist. Love it πŸ™‚ Thanks for stopping by.

      2. Jessi @ Practically Functional says:

        Just wanted to let you know I featured this on my blog today! I was gonna let you know my mom made a couple of loaves of this from a zucchini she let grow too long in her garden, but it looks like she left her own comment below! πŸ™‚ You can check out the feature and grab a Featured button here: http://practicallyfunctional.net/2012/08/the-fun-in-functional-link-party-13/

        1. Diane says:

          That is so funny! Thanks for the feature I am honored πŸ™‚

  6. Holly says:

    Yummy! It looks delicious. Thanks for sharing at the All Star Block Party!

  7. Lori@LorikArt says:

    This looks yummy! My sort of cake. I will make it this weekend:)

  8. Elsa says:

    I love zucchini bread! Thanks for sharing with Hearth and Soul!

  9. Michelle says:

    Diane,
    I haven’t made zucchini bread in years and it’s so delicious. Your recipe looks fantastic and super moist. Thanks so much for sharing at Creative Thursday this week. Have a wonderful weekend.

    Michelle

  10. Katherines Corner says:

    a wonderful healthy version of one of my favs! yum Hugs P.S. thank you for sharing at the Thursday Favorite Things blog hop πŸ™‚

  11. Betsy @ Romance on a Dime says:

    MMmm… I would love to try this. Looks so delicious! Thanks for linking up at Romance on a dime’s TIOT party!

  12. Pamela says:

    Thanks so much for sharing at Heavenly Treats Sunday! Yum love Zucchini bread!

  13. Jodie says:

    Hi – it’s so funny! You’r bread was right before I linked at several linky parties & it looks delicious so I thought I’d come & say hell-o. Have a great day & enjoy!

  14. Joy2Journey says:

    Looks yummy and amazing color! I myself have been eating it for years and years πŸ™‚ I take it …. this is a more healthful way to make it? I am not familiar with sucanat.
    Thank you so much for sharing with us at The “Sunday Stop”!
    Hugs,
    Bj

  15. Miz Helen says:

    Hope you are having a great weekend and thank you so much for sharing your awesome recipe with Full Plate Thursday.
    Come Back Soon!
    Miz Helen

  16. K @ Claiming Our Space says:

    This bread look delicious. I have zucchini brownies on my to make list since I am not a cinnamon fan. Thanks so much for sharing on Tout It Tuesday. Hope to see you tomorrow.

    1. Diane says:

      Zucchini brownies! I hope you post the recipe. Thanks for dropping by.

  17. Evelyn says:

    Oh My! I can just smell this as I am reading your recipe:) I am a smelling cook not a tasting one. How funny, huh. This looks so good but did you normal little helper get a bite?

    1. Diane says:

      Katie like to help me make things, not so keen on the tasting part. lol.

  18. Kelly@ Here Comes the Sun says:

    Thank yo for sharing at Fabulous Friday. I turned up my nose at zucchini bread the first time I heard of it but it really is quite tasty! I’m pinning this recipe now!

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