Zucchini Lemon Bread Recipe

Looking for an easy Zucchini Lemon Bread recipe? Learn how to make Zucchini Lemon Bread using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by christinavt

Makes 9 servings



When your summer garden is overflowing with zucchini, try this good-for-you recipe. Zucchini has a mild taste and is very versatile, harmonizing well with the flavors of the other ingredients. To help trim fat, we decreased the amount of nuts and oil traditionally used in zucchini bread recipes. Adapted from the American Diabetes Association. all-purpose flour whole-wheat flour sugar baking powder salt baking soda packed shredded, peeled zucchini walnuts, chopped lemon peel, grated cinnamon milk, oil large eggs, or 1/2 cup egg substitute cvt

Recipe Ingredients for Zucchini Lemon Bread

1 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 cup whole-wheat flour
1/2 cup sugar
1 1/2 tsp baking powder
1 tsp salt
1/2 tsp baking soda
124 g (1 cup) zucchini, shredded, packed, check weight
1/3 cup walnuts, chopped
1/2 tsp lemon peel, grated
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1/2 cup lowfat milk (1082)
1/3 cup soybean oil (4044)
2 large eggs, or 1/2 cup egg substitute

Recipe Directions for Zucchini Lemon Bread

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Prepare a 9x 5-inch loaf with nonstick pan spray.

  2. Combine the flours, sugar, baking powder, salt, and baking soda in a large bowl. Stir in peeled, shredded zucchini, walnuts, lemon zest, and cinnamon.

  3. Combine the milk, oil, and eggs; add to the dry ingredients and mix until the dry ingredients are moistened. Spread evenly in the prepared pan.

  4. Bake 50 to 60 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.

  5. Let the bread stand in the pan for 5 minutes; turn the loaf out onto a wire cooling rack. When cool, cut in 18 slices.

Categories

Nuts, Vegetables, Breads, Breakfast, Brunch, Snacks, American, Bake, Vegetarian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 85.2g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
244
Calories from Fat
110
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
12.2g
19%
Saturated Fat
1.7g
9%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
48mg
16%
Sodium
353mg
15%
Potassium
199mg
6%
Total Carbohydrates
29.2g
10%
Dietary Fiber
1.1g
4%
Sugars
12.2g
Protein
5.2g
Vitamin A 2% Vitamin C 4%
Calcium 7% Iron 8%
* 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
B-
    Bad points
  • High in sugar
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