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Pecan Zucchini Bread

 Pecan Zucchini Bread
"Sour cream makes this the best quick bread I've ever come across," notes Audrey Lavoie. The Centerville, Ohio bake adds plenty of chopped pecans for a fun crunch that enhances the loaf's zucchini flavor.
32 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Bake: 1 hour + cooling

Ingredients

  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 2 cups shredded zucchini
  • 1 cup chopped pecans

Directions

  • In a large bowl, combine the first six ingredients. In another bowl,
  • beat the eggs, oil, sour cream and vanilla. Stir into dry
  • ingredients just until moistened. Fold in zucchini and nuts.
  • Transfer to two greased 9-in. x 5-in. loaf pans. Bake at 350° for
  • 60-65 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes
  • out clean. Cool for 15 minutes before removing from pans to wire
  • racks to cool completely. Yield: 2 loaves.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 163 calories, 7 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 22 mg cholesterol, 125 mg sodium,

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Pecan Zucchini Bread (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 22 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein.