Prep 10 mins
Cook 1 hr
You won't believe it's an all whole wheat quick bread! Lower in sugar (honey) that most recipes, this zucchini bread is fabulous. Low fat seekers can sub 1 cup of applesauce for oil. I have not made the carrot bread variety. From Whole Foods for the Whole Family.
- 1 1⁄2 cups zucchini or 1 1⁄2 cups carrots, grated
- 1⁄2 cup oil or 1⁄2 cup butter, melted
- 1⁄2 cup honey or 1⁄2 cup brown sugar
- 2 eggs, beaten
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
- 1 1⁄2 cups whole wheat flour
- 1⁄2 teaspoon baking soda
- 1⁄2 teaspoon baking powder
- 1⁄2 teaspoon salt
- 1 1⁄2 teaspoons cinnamon
- 1⁄2 cup nuts, chopped
- 1⁄2 cup raisins (optional)
- 1⁄2 teaspoon nutmeg
- Beat together oil and honey, then add eggs, vanilla and zucchini.
- Sift dry ingredients and add to zucchini mixture.
- Add nuts last.
- Bake in a greased 9" loaf pan at 350F for 45 to 60 minutes.
Great recipe! Want to try more healthy alternatives such as coconut oil, applesauce, and brainless flours like coconut or almond flour.. Made a double recipe and used up all of my juicer pulp. Kale, chard, carrot, apple, strawberry, Asian pear, kiwi, beets, and broccoli! Along with walnuts, I added about 1/4 cup of flaxseeds to round off the cup of nuts/seeds. Every one loves it! It's going fast and is great with my morning juice!
I did this one with both 2 cups of zucchini and 2 mashed overripe bananas, and used pumpkin pie spice instead of individual cinnamon and nutmeg (I know, I know). It turned out really moist and delicious, and not overly sweet. Probably my favorite version ever. I used honey and coconut oil.
This is a great recipe. I appreciate that it is made with whole wheat flour and honey instead of refined sugar. I grated 2 medium zucchinis (should have weighed them, but forgot) and ended up with about 2 cups. I used all the zucchini, and it was just fine. Very moist. I used melted coconut oil and honey. I also used sliced dried apricots because I didn't have raisins. Wow! I'm going to do that again in a quick bread recipe. It added a lot of moisture and pockets of sweetness. Definitely making this again.