Zucchini Pineapple Bread Recipe
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Zucchini Pineapple Bread Recipe

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Meals are even more memorable when I complement them with this light garden-fresh bread. The zucchini makes it so moist and tender...and the pineapple lends a delicate tropical twist to every delicious slice.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 50 min. + cooling
MAKES:32 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 50 min. + cooling
MAKES: 32 servings


  • 3 eggs
  • 2 cups finely shredded zucchini
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 can (8 ounces) crushed pineapple, drained
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 cup chopped nuts
  • 1 cup raisins, optional

Nutritional Facts

1 slice: 202 calories, 10g fat (1g saturated fat), 20mg cholesterol, 166mg sodium, 27g carbohydrate (16g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein


  1. In a large bowl, combine the eggs, zucchini, oil, pineapple and vanilla. Combine the dry ingredients; stir into egg mixture just until moistened. Fold in nuts and raisins if desired.
  2. Pour into two greased 8-in. x 4-in. loaf pans. 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. Yield: 2 loaves.
Originally published as Pineapple Zucchini Bread in Country Woman September/October 2000, p31

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Reviewed Feb. 14, 2016

"Terrific taste. I do have an unexplainable problem that I hope someone will help me with. I use two 9x5 loaf pans and I've checked out my oven to make sure it heats correctly. This particular bread ALWAYS falls in the middle. I bake it 50 minutes and the toothpick comes out clean. I turn on the oven light and I notice it has even already fallen at 40 minutes. The center tastes done, not doughy. I love this recipe. Please help me figure out what I am doing wrong. Oh, and I bake at 350 degrees. Thank you."

Reviewed Dec. 24, 2015

"I switched the oil with applesauce and added some of the juice from the pineapple to the batter - added black cherry yogurt also and added some raisins and pecans... totally yum-o!!!"

Reviewed Sep. 11, 2015

"Very good but I substituted the white sugar for brown sugar made it even better and it didn't crumble"

Reviewed Aug. 16, 2015

"An excellent recipe which my family loves. The only problem I have is when I slice it the loaf crumbles. What can I do to present a beautiful sliced loaf of this scrumptious bread?"

Reviewed Jul. 21, 2015

"I went with BeachLass' suggestion and cut back the sugar to 11/2 cups and added 1/2 cup of unsweetened coconut. I used pecans for the nuts, but left out the raisins (due to picky family members). It was very good and plenty sweet. I'm thinking I might try some rum and/or coconut extract instead of the spices next time for a pina colada zucchini bread. Thanks for another tasty way to use up that abundant zucchini."

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