Zucchini Carrot Bread Recipe

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Glenda Harper Modified: March 21, 2022
Zucchini Carrot Bread Recipe

How To Make Zucchini Carrot Bread

This zucchini carrot bread is a moist, mildly spiced bread that you can serve with cream cheese frosting and pecans for more flavor and texture.

Preparation: 20 minutes
Cooking: 55 minutes
Total: 1 hour 15 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 3cupsall-purpose flour
  • tspbaking powder
  • ¾tspbaking soda
  • ¾tspsalt
  • tspground cinnamon
  • ¼tspground nutmeg
  • ¾cupgranulated sugar
  • ¾cuppacked light-brown sugar
  • ½cupcanola oil
  • 6tbspunsweetened applesauce
  • 3largeeggs
  • tspvanilla extract
  • cupscarrots,finely shredded
  • cupszucchini,finely shredded

For Frosting (optional):

  • 6tbspunsalted butter,softened
  • 5ozcream cheese,softened
  • cupspowdered sugar
  • ½tspvanilla extract
  • ½cuppecans,or walnuts, chopped

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Butter and lightly flour two 8×4-inch loaf pans and set aside.

  2. In a mixing bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg for 30 seconds.

  3. In a separate large mixing bowl, whisk together granulated sugar and brown sugar until well blended, then add canola oil, applesauce, eggs and vanilla and whisk for about 30 seconds to 1 minute until well combined.

  4. Stir in shredded carrots and zucchini, then add flour mixture all at once, and using a rubber spatula, fold mixture just until combined.

  5. Divide mixture among two prepared loaf pans. Bake in preheated oven for 35 minutes then (without removing loaves from oven) quickly tent loaves with a sheet of aluminum foil (to prevent top from excessive browning) and continue to bake for 15 to 20 minutes longer, or until toothpick inserted into center of loaf comes out clean.

  6. Allow to cool in loaf pan 5 minutes, then invert onto a wire rack and cool completely.

  7. Frost with cream cheese frosting if desired and top with chopped pecans. Store in an airtight container.

Frosting:

  1. In a mixing bowl, using an electric hand mixer, whip together butter and cream cheese until smooth and fluffy.

  2. Add powdered sugar and vanilla and whip on medium-high speed for about 3 minutes until smooth and fluffy.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 408.89kcal
  • Fat: 17.60g
  • Saturated Fat: 5.49g
  • Trans Fat: 0.21g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 7.82g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 3.18g
  • Carbohydrates: 59.46g
  • Fiber: 1.59g
  • Sugar: 39.65g
  • Protein: 4.74g
  • Cholesterol: 56.07mg
  • Sodium: 261.12mg
  • Calcium: 70.39mg
  • Potassium: 151.82mg
  • Iron: 1.62mg
  • Vitamin A: 180.71µg
  • Vitamin C: 4.01mg
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