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Zucchini Snack Bread Recipe

Dad drove a logging truck through the beautiful forests and farmlands of northern Idaho's panhandle. Some days I would join him, and Mom would send along this moist bread for us to snack on.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 50 min. + cooling YIELD:32 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2-1/4 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1-1/4 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 cup canola oil
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups shredded zucchini
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the flour, cinnamon, salt, baking soda, baking powder and nutmeg; set aside. In another large bowl, lightly beat eggs; stir in sugar, oil and vanilla. Add dry ingredients; stir just until moistened. Fold in zucchini and nuts (batter will be stiff).
  • 2. Pour into two greased and floured 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 in pans 10 minutes before removing to a wire rack. Yield: 2 loaves.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 slice) equals 184 calories, 10 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 20 mg cholesterol, 141 mg sodium, 22 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.