15 Ways to Bake Zucchini Bread
Anytime's a good time to enjoy a loaf of zucchini bread. Although it's technically a summer squash, zucchini can be found in the market all year long. But once summer hits and these green veggies truly overrun your home garden or the produce section at the grocery store, you're going to want to show it whose boss by shredding up a few to add moisture and delightful texture to sweet quick breads. You'll love these 15 unique ways to make zucchini bread, from lemon-infused to chocolate-swirled.
Lemon Zucchini Bread
Fresh lemon zest adds a zing to the sweet zucchini bread. "What a great idea adding lemon zest. My hubby and I agree that this is the best zucchini bread we've ever had," says TIMSGAL.
Chocolate Chip Orange Zucchini Bread
If you love bold flavors in every bite, this is the zucchini bread recipe for you. Rich chocolate, refreshing orange zest, crunchy walnuts, and sweet vanilla combine for a unique treat.
Blueberry Zucchini Bread
Blueberries and zucchini are in season at the same time, so grab a few of both at your local farmers market. Then bake up the duo into a delicious loaf of bread.
Chocolate Zucchini Bread
Cocoa powder and chocolate chips combine for an extra chocolatey treat. "Excellent as is," says rosettaw. "Family, co-workers, neighbors, and college students devoured it."
Mom's Zucchini Bread
Nobody bakes quite like your mom. Reviewer MommyFromSeattle says, "This is my MASTER zucchini recipe. No need to look further. I've tried 3 recipes from this site, and this one is the BEST."
Zucchini Bread with Cinnamon Sugar Topping
Sugary cinnamon streusel makes for a crunchy topping on this zucchini bread. Don't skip out on the raisins, because many reviewers said they added a great texture and taste.
Lemon Pistachio Zucchini Bread
The zest from an entire lemon goes into this brightly flavored bread. Chopped pistachios add extra green and a nutty taste.
Pineapple Coconut Zucchini Bread
Get a taste of the tropics with this fruit-filled bread. Reviewer Darlene Tucker says, "This recipe turned out great! It was very moist and the really liked the taste of the pineapple and coconut in it."
Zucchini Apple Bread
Fruit and veggies combine for this produce-packed bread. If you like a less chunky texture, several reviewers suggested grating the apple and zucchini instead of chopping them up.
Banana bread is a favorite among home bakers, but you may never go back to the basic after adding zucchini and cranberries in this rich recipe.
Honey Butter Zucchini Bread
Is there a more classic combo than sweet honey and creamy butter? Reviewer Susan Claire says, "Very rich and moist not too sweet and I like the fact that it has honey in it. A great way to use up all that summer zucchini."
Citrus Cranberry Zucchini Bread
"I made this recipe twice," says Tina Prince. "Once with dried cranberries which was very good. The second time I used fresh cranberries and it was even better! Very flavorful."
Chocolate Wave Zucchini Bread
If you can't decide between classic or chocolate zucchini bread, why not have both? This layered recipe bakes up for a beautiful presentation that's equally delicious.
Maple Zucchini Bread
Maple extract is the secret ingredient to this zucchini bread. And since it tastes like a breakfast staple, we won't judge you if you indulge in a slice during the morning.
Zucchini Yogurt Multigrain Muffins
Make these mini muffin loaves for easy breakfasts or snacks on-the-go. The combination of zucchini, yogurt, and carrots makes for a moist and flavorful baked good.