Citrus Cranberry Zucchini Bread

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A delicious twist on a summer classic--zucchini bread with a hint of lemon and orange, accented by dried cranberries. My husband just raves about it!

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Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
50 mins
Additional Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 35 mins
Servings:
24
Yield:
2 loaves

Ingredients

  • 3 eggs

  • 2 cups white sugar

  • 1 cup vegetable oil

  • 3 cups all-purpose flour

  • 1 teaspoon baking soda

  • ¼ teaspoon baking powder

  • 2 cups shredded zucchini

  • 1 cup dried cranberries

  • 1 orange, zested

  • 1 teaspoon lemon extract

  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon

  • 1 teaspoon ground cloves

  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 1 pinch ground ginger

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). Grease two 8x4-inch loaf pans.

  2. Combine flour, baking soda, and baking powder in a small bowl. Beat eggs with sugar in a large bowl until well mixed; beat in oil. Stir zucchini, cranberries, orange zest, and lemon extract into egg mixture. Add cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg, salt, and ginger. Stir flour mixture into zucchini mixture until batter is well blended. Pour batter into prepared loaf pans.

  3. Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean, 50 to 60 minutes. Cool in the pans for 10 minutes before removing to cool completely on a wire rack.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

230 Calories
10g Fat
34g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 24
Calories 230
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 10g 13%
Saturated Fat 2g 9%
Cholesterol 23mg 8%
Sodium 165mg 7%
Total Carbohydrate 34g 12%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Total Sugars 20g
Protein 3g
Vitamin C 2mg 11%
Calcium 13mg 1%
Iron 1mg 5%
Potassium 56mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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