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Easy zucchini bread recipe needed

Bakingbird's picture

Easy zucchini bread recipe needed

I'm looking for a quick and easy (and maybe failproof!) zucchini bread recipe. I'm cooking for my flatmate this weekend and know she loves it, so want to surprise her. So if anyone has a particulary yummy recipe up their sleeves, I would really appreciate it!


neoncoyote's picture

Read a few of the reviews for ideas on substitutions that work well -- I used walnuts (instead of chocolate chips) and omitted the cinnamon. The sour cream really makes this recipe!

BettyR's picture

I have been using this one for many years. It is always good.


Zucchini Bread

Recipe from River Road Cookbook 1973


1-cup oil

3 eggs, slightly beaten

2 cups sugar

2 cups shredded, raw zucchini

2 teaspoons vanilla

3 cups flour

1-teaspoon baking soda

1/4-teaspoon baking powder

1-teaspoon salt

1-tablespoon cinnamon

1 cup chopped nuts


Combine oil, eggs, sugar, zucchini, and vanilla in large mixing bowl, blend well.


Stir in flour, soda, salt, baking powder, salt and cinnamon. Do not beat. Stir in nuts, then spoon batter into 2 well greased 8 1/2 x 4 1/2 x 2 5/8 loaf pans.


Bake in a 325° oven for 55- 60 minutes, or until tests done with toothpick.


Bakingbird's picture

Neoncoyote - the sour cream must make it really moist and delicious, and I love walnuts so great suggestion.

Thank you both for this. Will let you know how it goes.