Makeover Pineapple Zucchini Bread Recipe
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Makeover Pineapple Zucchini Bread Recipe

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This lightened-up bread features a crunchy crust and delectable taste. Our pros achieved the moist center Nancy Skramsted of Billings, Montana was looking for. And it definitely tastes delicious, even though more than half the fat and over a third of the calories went missing from the original.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 50 min. + cooling
MAKES:24 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 50 min. + cooling
MAKES: 24 servings


  • 1-1/2 cups sugar
  • 2/3 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1/3 cup canola oil
  • 2 egg whites
  • 1 egg
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 cups shredded zucchini
  • 1 can (8 ounces) unsweetened crushed pineapple, drained
  • 1/3 cup chopped walnuts

Nutritional Facts

1 slice: 159 calories, 5g fat (trace saturated fat), 9mg cholesterol, 158mg sodium, 27g carbohydrate (14g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein Diabetic Exchanges:2 starch, 1 fat


  1. In a large bowl, beat the sugar, applesauce, oil, egg whites, egg and vanilla until well blended. Combine the flour, cinnamon, baking powder, salt, nutmeg and baking soda; gradually beat into sugar mixture until blended. Stir in the zucchini, pineapple and walnuts.
  2. Transfer to two 8-in. x 4-in. loaf pans coated with cooking spray. Bake at 350° for 50-60 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks to cool completely. Yield: 2 loaves (12 slices each).
Originally published as Makeover Pineapple Zucchini Bread in Light & Tasty June/July 2007, p10

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Reviewed Aug. 24, 2014

"made this recipe today....really good...I baked 4 small loaves and one 8 X 4 loaf....the small loaves went into the freezer....we will take the larger on vacation...I did use 2 eggs in place of the 1 egg and 2 egg whites and no nuts..."

Reviewed Mar. 18, 2013

"Very moist and flavorful. It is hard to eat just one piece!!"

Reviewed Mar. 18, 2013

"Very moist and flavorful. It is hard to eat just one piece!!"

Reviewed Dec. 29, 2011

"This was just okay. With so many zucchini bread recipes available, I think I can do better :-)"

Reviewed Sep. 9, 2011

"Everyone just loves this bread. I made more of it yesterday, so I had some to freeze for this winter! It's a wonderful receipe!! :)"

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