Ella Bella’s Healthy Summer Squash Bread

Total Time
1hr 10mins
Prep
10 mins
Cook
1 hr

A very sweet, moist loaf. A great alternative for dessert. This recipe evolved from a zucchini bread recipe. This isn’t the healthiest recipe ever, but is a little better than the run of the mill zucchini bread. This recipe qualified for Round Two of the Aetna Healthy Food Fight Cooking Contest. Originally posted on TheMoreWithLessMom.com.

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 325*.
  2. Grease two 9 x 5 loaf pans, spray olive oil is a healthy choice.
  3. Beat eggs until foamy.
  4. Stir in wet ingredients: sugar, summer squash, oil, applesauce and vanilla.
  5. Sift together dry ingredients: flour, wheat flour, salt, baking soda, baking powder, cinnamon, nutmeg, and cloves.
  6. Gradually add to wet ingredients.
  7. Fold in raisins and optional nuts.
  8. Pour into prepared pans.
  9. Bake for 60 - 80 minutes, or until tooth pick inserted in center comes out clean.
  10. Cool for 10 minutes on cooling rack, then remove from pans.
  11. Cool completely on rack before slicing.