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Zucchini Yeast Bread

 Zucchini Yeast Bread
This recipe combines the texture of sweet dough bread and the flavor of zucchini bread. It's wonderful toasted for breakfast.
16 ServingsPrep: 20 min. + rising Bake: 40 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon active dry yeast
  • 1/2 cup warm water (110° to 115°)
  • 1/3 cup warm milk (110° to 115°)
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 3 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 3 tablespoons grated orange peel
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1-1/2 cups shredded unpeeled zucchini
  • 1/3 cup raisins
  • 1-1/2 cups whole wheat flour
  • 2 teaspoons ground cardamom
  • 1-2/3 to 2-1/3 cups all-purpose flour

Directions

  • In a large bowl, dissolve yeast in warm water. Beat in the milk,
  • sugar, butter, orange peel and salt. Beat in the zucchini, raisins,
  • whole wheat flour, cardamom and enough all-purpose flour to form a
  • soft dough.
  • Turn onto a floured surface; knead until smooth and elastic, about
  • 6-8 minutes. Place in a greased bowl, turning once to grease top.
  • Cover and let rise in a warm place until doubled, about 1-1/4 hours.
  • Punch dough down; shape into a loaf. Place in a greased 9-in. x 5-in.
  • loaf pan. Cover and let rise until doubled, about 45 minutes.
  • Bake at 375° for 40-45 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from

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Zucchini Yeast Bread (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • pan to cool on a wire rack. Yield: 1 loaf.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 slice) equals 138 calories, 3 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 6 mg cholesterol, 100 mg sodium, 26 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 4 g protein.