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This simple zucchini bread recipe is a great way to use up your summer bumper crop of zucchini. Try it with toasted walnuts or raisins, or add chocolate chips for a more dessertlike bread. Freeze 2-cup portions of shredded zucchini so you can make zucchini bread all year long.

Source: EatingWell Magazine, July/August 2011

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total:
2 hrs 15 mins
Servings:
12
Servings:
12
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Coat a 9-by-5-inch loaf pan with cooking spray.

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  • Whisk milk, eggs, sugar, oil and vanilla in a medium bowl. Stir in zucchini. Combine flour, baking powder, cinnamon and salt in a large bowl; stir in the wet ingredients and chocolate chips (if using) until just combined. Transfer the batter to the prepared pan.

  • Bake until golden brown and a wooden skewer inserted in the center comes out clean, 50 minutes to 1 hour. Cool in the pan for 10 minutes, then turn out onto a wire rack. Let cool for at least 1 hour before slicing.

Tips

Make Ahead Tip: Wrap and store at room temperature for up to 2 days or freeze for up to 3 months.

Equipment: 9-by-5-inch loaf pan

Note: White whole-wheat flour, made from a special variety of white wheat, is light in color and flavor but has the same nutritional properties as regular whole-wheat flour. It is available at large supermarkets and natural-foods stores and online at bobsredmill.com or kingarthurflour.com. Store it in the freezer.

Storage smarts: For long-term freezer storage, wrap your food in a layer of plastic wrap followed by a layer of foil. The plastic will help prevent freezer burn while the foil will help keep off-odors from seeping into the food.

Nutrition Facts

1 slice
195 calories; protein 4.4g; carbohydrates 29.3g; dietary fiber 2.3g; sugars 13.8g; fat 7.2g; saturated fat 0.8g; cholesterol 31.8mg; vitamin a iu 110.5IU; vitamin c 3.1mg; folate 8.9mcg; calcium 45.4mg; iron 2.9mg; magnesium 6mg; potassium 108.4mg; sodium 208.7mg; added sugar 13g.

1 starch, 1 other carbohydrate, 1 1/2 fat

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