Total Time
1hr 10mins
Prep 25 mins
Cook 45 mins

A very moist nut bread with an orange glaze on top. Delicious! They make nice gifts if you tuck one in a basket with a pretty napkin and bow. This is one of the recipes that I did in "Christmas Goodie Class" a couple of years ago. Everyone got to taste it and loved it. Enjoy!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a large bowl beat eggs until thick and lemon-colored.
  2. Gradually beat in sugar.
  3. Stir in oil, 2/3 cup orange juice, and zucchini until well blended.
  4. Add flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt,.
  5. cinnamon, cloves, orange peel; mix well.
  6. Add nuts and mix well.
  7. Grease two bread pans and divide batter between them.
  8. Bake at 350 degrees for about 45-55 minutes or until toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  9. Cool 10 minutes and remove from pans; then cool another 15 minutes.
  10. Meanwhile, make a glaze in a small bowl with the 1 cup powdered sugar and the 2-3 teaspoons orange juice, adding enough orange juice to desired spreading consistency.
  11. Spread over warm loaves.
  12. Cool 45 minutes until completely cooled.
  13. Wrap tightly and store in a cool place unless they get eaten right away. Yum!

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