Old Fashioned Zucchini Bread

zucchini-breadThis is a recipe for another oldtime favourite – and there is plenty of that great vegetable around! it smells great when you are baking it – especially of you top it with cinnamon and it tastes even better when its still warm from the oven!

Old Fashioned Zucchini Bread:

3 cups of shredded zucchini (2-3 medium zucchini)

1-2/3 cups of sugar

2/3 cups of vegetable oil

2 teaspoons of vanilla

4 eggs

3 cups of whole wheat flour

2 teaspoons of baking soda

1 teaspoon of salt

1 teaspoon of ground cinnamon

1/2 teaspoon of baking powder

Topping:

3 tablespoons of sugar

1/2 teaspoon of cinnamon

1 tablespoon of butter (cold)

Heat oven to 350F.

Grease bottoms only of 2 loaf pans – or spray with cooking spray.

In a large bowl , stir zucchini, sugar, oil, vanilla and eggs until well mixed.

Stir in remaining ingredients and mix well. Pour into prepared pans.

In a small bowl, mix topping ingredients with fork, until crumbly. Sprinkle over batter in pans.

Bake for 50 – 60 minutes or until toothpick inserted in the centre comes out clean.

Cool in pans on cooling rack fofr at least 10 minutes.

Loosen sides of loaves from pans, remove and place top side up on cooling rack.

You can wrap the loaves tightly and store at room temperature for up to 4 days or in refrigerator for up to 12 days.

Hope you enjoy this recipe – let me know how it turned out for you and send in your comments and suggestions, your inout is always appreciated and welcomed!

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About the author

Hanna Trafford

Hanna is the mother of two grown sons Dan and Dusan Nedelko, and is also the Grandmother to Jax, Cohen and Mila. She is the lead editor of Mama Knows and is hoping to create an exchange of communications with other grandmothers, mothers and daughters - giving everyone the opportunity to learn and share about everything that is "Mama"

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