A wide variety of delicious zucchini bread recipes can be prepared by using the bottle shaped fruit. Explore the article and get to know how to make zucchini bread.

Zucchini Bread Recipes

Native to Italy, zucchini is a round (or bottle-shaped) fruit that resembles the shape of a ridged cucumber. Zucchini is a summer squash, harvested in its immature stage, when the rind is still tender and edible. It is also used in its shredded form, to make delicious loaves of bread. Different fruits and vegetables, such as blueberry and carrots, are used to bring in variations to the Zucchini bread recipe, while the basic ingredients remain the same. In this article, we have given two easy zucchini bread recipes, just for you.
How To Make Zucchini Bread
Simple Zucchini Bread
  • 3 cups Fresh Zucchini, grated
  • 2 Eggs, beaten
  • 2 tsp Baking Soda
  • 2/3 cup Unsalted Butter, melted
  • 1 1/3 cup Sugar
  • 3 cups All-Purpose Flour
  • 2 tsp Vanilla Essence
  • 1/2 tsp Nutmeg
  • 2 tsp Cinnamon
  • Pinch of Salt
  • 1 cup Walnuts, chopped (optional)
  • 1 cup Dried Raisins (optional) 
  • In a large bowl, combine sugar, vanilla essence and beaten eggs.
  • Add grated zucchini and melted butter. Blend the mixture well.
  • Add baking soda and salt and mix it well.
  • Stir in all-purpose flour, one third at a time, into the mixture.
  • Add cinnamon and nutmeg to the mixture and blend well.
  • Sprinkle walnuts, dried raisins into the mixture.
  • Divide the prepared batter into two loaf-pans, each greased with butter.
  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Bake the loaf pans in the preheated oven for one hour.
  • To check whether the bread is baked, insert a tooth pick in the center of loaves. If the toothpick comes out clean, the bread is ready.
  • Remove the pans, with zucchini bread loaves, from the oven and allow them to cool thoroughly at room temperature, before taking out the bread. 
Carrot Zucchini Bread
  • 1 cup Zucchini, shredded
  • 1 cup Carrot, shredded
  • 2 Eggs, beaten
  • 3 1/2 cups All-purpose Flour
  • 1 tbsp Baking Powder
  • 1 tsp Baking Soda
  • 1 tsp ground Cinnamon
  • 1 1/2 cups Buttermilk
  • 2 tbsp Butter, melted
  • 1/2 cup packed Brown Sugar
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Orange Peel, grated
  • 1 tsp Lemon Peel, grated
  • 1/2 cup Walnuts, chopped 
  • Sieve together all-purpose flour, baking soda, baking powder, cinnamon and salt. Set aside.
  • In a large bowl, mix beaten eggs with melted butter and buttermilk. Add brown sugar to the mixture and blend it well.
  • Add zucchini, shredded carrots, lemon and orange peel to the mixture and mix well.
  • Stir in chopped walnuts. This will make the batter for the bread.
  • Grease two 9x5inch loaf pans with butter.
  • Divide the batter into 2 equal halves and transfer them into the loaf pans.
  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Bake the loaf pans in the preheated oven, for one hour.
  • After the loaves of bread get baked, remove the pans from the oven.
  • Allow the bread to cool and then take out

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