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Healthier Mom's Zucchini Bread

Rated as 4.45 out of 5 Stars
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"We packed even more zucchini into Mom's wonderfully moist and flavorful bread. Could there be a better way to eat your veggies?"
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Ingredients

2 h 20 m servings 190
Original recipe yields 24 servings (2 loaves)

Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). Grease and flour two 8x4-inch pans.
  2. Sift all-purpose flour, whole-wheat flour, salt, baking soda, baking powder, and cinnamon into a bowl.
  3. Beat eggs, milk, vegetable oil, sugar, and vanilla extract together in a large bowl. Add sifted ingredients and beat well. Stir in zucchini and walnuts until well combined. Pour batter into prepared pans.
  4. Bake in preheated oven until toothpick inserted in center of bread comes out clean, 40 to 60 minutes. Cool in pans on a wire rack for 20 minutes. Remove bread from pan and cool completely.

Footnotes

  • Editor's Note:
  • This recipe is a healthier version of Mom's Zucchini Bread.
  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil helps keep food moist, ensures it cooks evenly, keeps leftovers fresh, and makes clean-up easy.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 190 calories; 8.6 25.7 3.7 23 183 Full nutrition

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This is a fantastic recipe! I adjusted it a little bit by cutting out the oil and using applesauce instead... turned out great! It could even have some sugar eliminated and add more cinnamon.

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If you are like me and are trying to eliminate vegetable oils (that are the cause of so much inflamation in our arteries), try substituting 1/2 cup of plain yogurt for the vegetable oil. I als...

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This is a fantastic recipe! I adjusted it a little bit by cutting out the oil and using applesauce instead... turned out great! It could even have some sugar eliminated and add more cinnamon.

I cut this recipe back to 12 servings. I did make two changes--I increased both the baking soda and baking powder to a full teaspoon each and instead of using half of one egg, I added a couple t...

If you are like me and are trying to eliminate vegetable oils (that are the cause of so much inflamation in our arteries), try substituting 1/2 cup of plain yogurt for the vegetable oil. I als...

This was a good recipe. simple and easy to follow. i did tweak this recipe to make it gluten and oil and dairy free. replaced the all-purpose and whole wheat flour with oat flour (same measur...

Great flavorful bread! My family of seven loved this recipe, and here are my changes: I used 1/2 cup melted butter instead of the oil and lowered the sugar to 1 cup. I also added 1 cup of apple...

Good recipe, I tweaked it a bit. I reduced the oil to 1/4 cup and added 1 ripe banana. I also reduced the sugar to 1 C. It turned out fantastic! I also added 1 C. of white chocolate chips!

Good Zucchini bread. The only difference was I used all whole wheat, added 1/2 tsp nutmeg (LOVE nutmeg!) and used some brown sugar for depth of flavor.

Soft, fluffy and totally DELICIOUS! Came out great! My "healthy" version: Used all whole wheat flour (3 cups), increased both the baking soda and powder to 1 teaspoon each, cinnamon to 4 1/2 ...

These came out great! I substituted the milk and oil for 1 cup of applesauce, and I was out of vanilla extract so I used 3 tsp of maple syrup. I also made half the recipe in a bread pan and half...