~Zucchini Bread~

If you are not sure what a Zucchini is, then you probably need to do some research. It is a summertime green squash, almost looks like a cucumber.

 

Zucchini

Zucchini (Photo credit: Farmanac)

 

Yes, it’s a veggie. But like the carrot can be incorporated into something sweet or savory.

 

It’s one of those things that makes a great spice cake, or spice bread, which is what Zucchini bread is if you combine the right ingredients.

 

Okay, Peel your Zucchini, Cut the ends off. Grate your Zucchini on a cheese grater on the small side.(not the mini, or large)

Zucchini shredded

 

Set aside,

 

Combine these two ingredients. 1 and 1/3 cups of sugar and two eggs.

 

Add in the grated Zucchini.

Zucchini and Sugar

 

Add 2/3 cup melted butter. (not hot), mix to combine

 

Add 2 tsp. Baking soda into the mixture.

Spice

 

Add 2 tsp cinnamon, 1 tsp Nutmeg

 

Add 3 cups of flour a little bit at a time, The batter will be lumpy.

Batter

Pour into greased loaf pans. Bake in a preheated oven 350 degrees Fahrenheit.

 

(Large loaf pans will take longer, my mini loafs only took about 20-25 minutes)

 

You can add nuts, berries, raisins to the mixture if you like.

Finsihed

 

 

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