The Loder’s Zucchini bread is easy to make, perfectly spiced with the perfect balance of sweetness and spice. This zucchini bread is deliciously addictive!
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Loder's Zucchini Bread

The Loder’s Zucchini bread is easy to make, perfectly spiced with the perfect balance of sweetness and spice. This zucchini bread is deliciously addictive!
Course Breakfast, Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword baking, bread, zucchini
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 20 minutes
Servings 16
Calories 235kcal
Author David & Debbie Spivey

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon soda
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon ground cloves
  • ½ teaspoon nutmeg
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 cup oil OR unsweetened applesauce
  • 3 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 ½ teaspoons almond extract
  • 1 tablespoon poppy seed
  • 2 cups grated zucchini (about two medium size zucchini)
  • 1 cup nuts chopped (walnuts or pecans)

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F. Lightly grease two 8x4 loaf pans; set aside.
  • Sift dry ingredients (First seven ingredients) together into a large bowl; set aside.
  • In a large bowl, beat the eggs with a whisk. Stir in the sugar, oil (or applesauce) vanilla extract, and almond extract, poppy seeds and zucchini.
  • Gradually add the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients, stirring until smooth and well blended. Add nuts and stir them into the mixture. Then fold in nuts
  • Divide the batter evenly between the two greased loaf pans.
  • Bake in the preheated oven for 1 hour, or until a toothpick comes out clean when inserted into the loaf.

Notes

Loaves freeze well. Wrap them in plastic wrap tightly, then into zip-top freezer bag. Thaw at room temperature for several hours.
Recipe nutrition information based on unsweetened applesauce instead of oil. See our nutrition policy for more information.
Recipe adapted from a Loder Family recipe.

Nutrition

Calories: 235kcal | Carbohydrates: 41g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 30mg | Sodium: 229mg | Potassium: 150mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 27g | Vitamin A: 80IU | Vitamin C: 2.9mg | Calcium: 30mg | Iron: 1.4mg
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