Spiced Zucchini Bread

zucchini bread

This recipe is the product of 2 years of trial and error. Finally, finally I have hit on the perfect blend of spice and fruit and all things wonderful. It is THE best, hands down, zucchini bread to ever be made anywhere. You think I jest? Give it a shot!

  • 2/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/3 cup apple or pear sauce
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 3 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp. lemon juice
  • grated rind from one orange
  • 4 large eggs
  • 2 tsp. baking soda
  • 1-1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1-1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp. ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 tsp. ground clove
  • 3-1/4 cups of all-purpose flour
  • 4 cups of freshly shredded zucchini
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  1. Preheat the oven to 350.
  2. Grease 2 standard size bread pans or 5 mini ones.
  3. In a large bowl, whisk together everything but the last 3 ingredients.
  4. Stir in flour.
  5. Stir in zucchini and nuts.
  6. Bake for 1 hour for standard pans and 40-45 minutes for minis or until tester comes out clean.

Now make yourself a pot of tea, put your feet up and enjoy!

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