Cucumber Quick Bread Recipe

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Cucumber Quick Bread Recipe

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Move over, zucchini - Darlene Kamis has replaced you with cucumbers in this moist, cinnamony loaf. "When we have lots of cucumbers in our garden, I use them in my favorite zucchini recipes," relates the Romeoville, Illinois cook.
MAKES:
32 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 15 min. Bake: 1 hour + cooling
MAKES:
32 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 15 min. Bake: 1 hour + cooling

Ingredients

  • 3 eggs
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 cups grated seeded peeled cucumbers
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup chopped nuts
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder

Directions

In a mixing bowl, beat eggs. Beat in sugar, cucumbers, oil and vanilla until well blended. Combine the remaining ingredients; add to cucumber mixture and beat just until combined. Pour into 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 10 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks. Yield: 2 loaves.
Originally published as Cucumber Quick Bread in Quick Cooking July/August 1999, p55

Nutritional Facts

1 slice: 184 calories, 10g fat (1g saturated fat), 20mg cholesterol, 123mg sodium, 22g carbohydrate (12g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.

  • 3 eggs
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 cups grated seeded peeled cucumbers
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup chopped nuts
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  1. In a mixing bowl, beat eggs. Beat in sugar, cucumbers, oil and vanilla until well blended. Combine the remaining ingredients; add to cucumber mixture and beat just until combined. Pour into 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 10 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks. Yield: 2 loaves.
Originally published as Cucumber Quick Bread in Quick Cooking July/August 1999, p55

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nanna62luv User ID: 3011816 72979
Reviewed Apr. 22, 2010

"I have been bakeing this recipe for years and it goes over great with all who eat it. A friend uses raisens and choc. chips in hers!!"

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beagle5 User ID: 4353144 87318
Reviewed Aug. 30, 2009

"Really does taste like zucchini bread!!!  "

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figgy3katz User ID: 3819637 26208
Reviewed Aug. 30, 2009

"Tried this at a bake sale. It went over very well. Very tasty and moist. Liked the cinnamon flavor. Figgy3katz"

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