Best Zucchini Bread Recipe
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The best, and easiest, zucchini bread recipe you'll ever need. We've made this in my family every year since I was a little girl. Great for meal trains and leave-behind dinners, especially in the fall.
: Bread
Cuisine: American
Serves: 2 standard loaves or 3 mini loaves
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup sugar
  • ½ cup brown sugar, packed
  • ½ cup vegetable oil
  • ½ cup applesauce
  • 1 tablespoon pure vanilla
  • 2 cups zucchini, grated
  • 3 cups unbleached flour
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup nuts, optional (walnuts or pecans)
  1. Pre-heat ovevn to 325 degrees F, grease (Pam spray, oil or butter) 2 standard loaf pans or 3 mini loaf pans, set aside
  2. Grate zucchini, set aside
  3. In a bowl, mix dry ingredients (flour, cinnamon, soda, powder, salt), set aside
  4. In a mixer with paddle attachment, beat eggs and sugar until fluffy
  5. Add oil, applesauce and vanilla, beat to incorporate
  6. Add dry ingredients and mix until flour is incorporated, about 2-3 minutes, but do not overbeat
  7. Fold in zucchini and nuts, if using.
  8. Bake 50-60 minutes, until bread is beautifully browned on top and a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean
Recipe by Firefly Tales at