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Lighter Zuccini Bread Recipe

Looking for an easy Lighter Zuccini Bread recipe? Learn how to make Lighter Zuccini Bread using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by cc21_808

Makes 12 servings



2 loaves, 12 servings per loaf (serving size: 1 slice) Adapted from Cooking Light.

Recipe Ingredients for Lighter Zuccini Bread

3 cup flour, all purpose
1 tsp baking powder
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/3 cup Olive oil, extra virgin light
1 teaspoon grated lemon rind
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
3 large egg, lightly beaten
1 1/2 cups sugar, brown
3 cups shredded zucchini (12 ounces)
1/4 cup walnuts, toasted

Recipe Directions for Lighter Zuccini Bread

  1. Preheat oven to 350F. Coat 2 (8x4-inch) loaf pans with cooking spray.

  2. Mix flour, baking powder, cinnamon, nutmeg, salt, and baking soda in a large bowl.

  3. In a separate bowl, canola oil, lemon rind, vanilla extract, and eggs. Stir in sugar. Stir in zucchini. Everything should be well combined. Dump in flour mixture and stir until barely combined. Add walnuts and stir lightly.

  4. Dump batter into 2 (8x4-inch) loaf pans, taking care to split it evenly. Bake at 350 for 60 minutes or until the loaves pass the toothpick test. Remove from oven and let cool in pans for about 10 minutes. Remove loaves from pans and let cool completely on a wire rack.

Categories

Breads

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 107.7g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
305
Calories from Fat
83
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
9.2g
14%
Saturated Fat
1.4g
7%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
53mg
18%
Sodium
146mg
6%
Potassium
183mg
5%
Total Carbohydrates
50.7g
17%
Dietary Fiber
1.5g
6%
Sugars
25.8g
Protein
5.8g
Vitamin A 2% Vitamin C 9%
Calcium 4% Iron 11%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
C
  Good points
  • Low in sodium
  •   Bad points
  • Very high in sugar
  • Contains alcohol
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