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This Zucchini Bread Recipe is Amazingly Delicious

Discover the joy of homemade zucchini bread. Perfectly moist, flavorful, and ideal for any occasion. This recipe is easy to bake and enjoy!

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Let’s talk about mixing zucchini and bread together. You know, that wonderfully moist, subtly sweet, and unexpectedly delightful treat that makes you say, “I can’t believe I’m eating my greens this way.”

Today, I’m spilling the beans on how to craft the best zucchini bread you’ve ever had. It’s not just any zucchini bread recipe; it’s the recipe that’ll have you reconsidering everything you thought you knew about this humble vegetable.

his isn’t about hiding vegetables in your diet like a culinary covert operation. It’s about celebrating them. Zucchini, with its subtle flavor and moisture-giving prowess, turns a simple bread into a masterpiece of taste and texture.

Think about a slice of warm, tender bread with hints of cinnamon, nutmeg, and vanilla, where the zucchini adds a moistness that’s nothing short of magical. And if you get a bit of a crust on the outside? Perfection.

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This recipe is all about balance. The zucchini doesn’t overpower; it enhances, making the bread incredibly moist and tender. Plus, it’s versatile. Whether you’re team “slather it in butter” or team “it’s perfect as is,” you’re in for a treat.

So, why am I so confident this will be the best zucchini bread recipe you’ll ever try? Because it’s been taste-tested by the toughest critics I know (my family and friends) and has passed with flying colors.

It’s got that homemade charm with a taste that feels like a warm hug. The kind of hug that says, “Yes, you can have your cake (or bread) and eat it too – veggies and all.”

So, if your curiosity is piqued and your taste buds are intrigued, stick around. I’ll show you how you can make this culinary delight your reality. We’re about to bake some zucchini bread magic!

Tips for Making Zucchini Bread

If you’ve never made a recipe like this before, here are some tips to get you started. If you’re an accomplished baker, scroll down.

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Choose Zucchini Wisely

Not all zucchinis are created equal when it comes to bread. Look for medium-sized ones that feel heavy for their size. These tend to have the right moisture content – not too watery, not too dry.

Grate it Right

Use the large holes of your grater for the perfect zucchini texture. It should be fine enough to distribute evenly but not so fine that it disappears into the batter. No need to peel the zucchini; the skin adds color and nutrients.

Drain But Don’t Dry

After grating, let the zucchini sit in a colander or wrap it in a clean kitchen towel and give it a gentle squeeze. This removes excess water that can make the bread too soggy. Just don’t overdo it – the moisture is also what makes the bread deliciously moist.

Quality Ingredients Matter

Use fresh, high-quality ingredients for the best flavor. This is especially true for ingredients like flour, eggs, baking powder, and any add-ins like fruits, nuts, or chocolate.

Don’t Overmix

When combining the wet and dry ingredients, mix just until they’re combined. Overmixing can lead to a dense, tough bread because it develops the gluten too much.

Test for Doneness

Use a toothpick or a skewer to test if your bread is done. It should come out clean or with a few moist crumbs clinging to it, but not raw batter.

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Remember, baking is as much an art as it is a science, so feel free to this recipe to suit your taste. Here’s what you’re going to need for this amazing zucchini bread.

Here’s what you’ll need:

  • 2 cups grated zucchini
  • 2 1/2 cups sugar
  • 3 cups flour
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup corn oil
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla

Feel free to stir in nuts, chocolate chips, dried fruit, or a swirl of cream cheese to add texture and flavor variety to your bread.

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This bread tastes even better the next day after the flavors have melded. Wrap it tightly in plastic wrap or store it in an airtight container to keep it moist. You can also freeze it for longer storage.

After wrapping in plastic, you can either wrap the bread again in aluminum foil or place it in a freezer bag. Squeeze out as much air as possible before sealing to prevent ice crystals from forming. It will keep well in the freezer for about 2-3 months.

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We love warming it up with a dab of cream cheese. It also makes a great gift.

I wrapped the second loaf and gave it to my in-laws who were feeling under the weather. I’ll be making more this holiday season for sure. Get the printable recipe below:

Yield: 8 pieces

Zucchini Bread

amazing zucchini bread

This zucchini bread recipe promises a moist, tasteful treat, perfect for every event. Simple, delicious, and ready to savor!

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Cool Time 30 minutes
Total Time 2 hours 15 minutes


  • 2 cups zucchini (grated)
  • 2 1/2 cups granulated sugar
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3 egg(s)
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup corn oil
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 T vanilla extract


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Lightly spray a loaf pan with baking spray and line with parchment paper.Loaf pan for pumpkin bread
  2. Take the zucchini and grate into a small bowl. Set aside.Grated zucchini, flour, oil, cinnamon
  3. In a medium bowl, mix eggs, oil, and vanilla until combined.Mix eggs oil and vanilla until combined
  4. In another medium bowl, mix together all the dry ingredients: flour, sugar, salt, baking soda, cinnamon, and baking powder.flour, sugar, salt, baking soda, cinnamon, and baking powder mixed together in a bowl
  5. Slowly add the dry mixture into the egg mixture and mix until just combined. Do not overmix.combining the wet ingredients and dry together in a bowl
  6. Add the grated zucchini and fold in until just combined.Fold the grated zucchini into the mixture
  7. Pour the batter into the loaf pan and bake.batter poured into the loaf pan
  8. Remove from the oven and let cool in the pan for 30 minutes. Then remove to cool completely on the wire rack.baked zucchini bread on a wire rack


This recipe makes one large loaf or two medium loaves.

Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:

1 piece

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 698Total Fat: 30gSaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 24gCholesterol: 70mgSodium: 482mgCarbohydrates: 100gFiber: 2gSugar: 64gProtein: 8g

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If you enjoyed this delicious bread recipe, let me know in the comments! I hope you’ll also check out these other bread recipes:

AppleChocolate Chip Loaf CakeChocolate Chip ZucchiniChocolate PumpkinCoconut BananaCranberry OrangeLemon Poppy SeedPeach CobblerPumpkin

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