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Mom's Zucchini Loaf

Updated on March 17, 2011

Growing up, I was blessed with a grandmother and mother who always grew fresh vegetables. Every spring, we would plant seeds and watch how quickly the plants grew over the months. It was amazing how quickly they produced produce for us to eat. By the month of June, we had zucchini, and lots of it. This is another family recipe, so enjoy!!

Ingredients:

2 eggs

½ cup oil

1 cup sugar

1 cup zucchini, grated

1 tsp. vanilla

2 cup flour

1 tsp. baking powder

1 tsp. baking soda

½ tsp. salt

1 tsp. cinnamon

Beat eggs until frothy. Beat in oil and sugar. Add zucchini and vanilla.

In separate bowl, mix together flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt and cinnamon. Then pour into zucchini mixture. Stir to moisten.

Pour into 9 x 5 x 3 loaf pan. Bake at 350 ° F for 50 - 60 minutes, or until done. Let stand 10 minutes to cool before removing. Cool on rack.

Enjoy as a snack or as a dessert served with fresh fruit compote.

Beth100

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    • Beth100 profile imageAUTHOR

      Beth100 

      6 years ago from Canada

      Oliversmum -- Thank you!! My mom makes this with her fresh zucchini that she grows from her garden. It is absolutely mouthwatering!!! Enjoy!

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      oliversmum 

      6 years ago from australia

      Beth100 Hi.

      This recipe sounds mighty tasty.

      Zucchini is in season here at the moment.

      Using them as a sweet never entered my mind.

      Thank you so much for sharing your family recipe. It's great to try new and different tastes and flavors. Voted up :):)

    • Beth100 profile imageAUTHOR

      Beth100 

      6 years ago from Canada

      Vaughan31 -- It tastes sooo much better than it looks!!! :) Zucchini season is just about to begin, so get ready to bake! Enjoy!! :)

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      Vaughan31 

      6 years ago

      This looks great, delish!!

    • Beth100 profile imageAUTHOR

      Beth100 

      7 years ago from Canada

      Healing Touch -- You are the best! Thank you my friend, and I hope you will enjoy this. I grew up on this loaf, and now that I no longer live near my mom, I miss having it served warm at the end of a day. :) mmm, wonderful memories of home! I'm good; how are you? Been so long -- gotta give you a {hug} :)

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      Laura Arne 

      7 years ago from Minnetonka, MN

      Beth100 my friend

      I can't wait to make this. I am voting up and awesome and bookmarking. Hope your very well.

    • Beth100 profile imageAUTHOR

      Beth100 

      8 years ago from Canada

      BP -- Don't I know it!!! :)

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      blondepoet 

      8 years ago from australia

      Geez Beth you need your own cooking show.

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      Beth100 

      8 years ago from Canada

      WriteAngled -- If you like this cake, then you will love the chocolate version. mmmmm scrumptous!

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      WriteAngled 

      8 years ago from Abertawe, Cymru

      Wow! I've made carrot cake and parsnip cake, but I never imagined zucchini cake is possible too. Must try.

    • Beth100 profile imageAUTHOR

      Beth100 

      8 years ago from Canada

      Yes, and it's the perfect time of season to make this delish loaf!

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      glassvisage 

      8 years ago from Northern California

      Ooh, one of my favorite recipes! My mom used to make this all the time :) Thankfully, zucchini is such a plentiful crop! It sounds like a strange thing - zucchini in a sweetish bread loaf - but it works so well!

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      Beth100 

      8 years ago from Canada

      Enjoy Prasetio30!

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      prasetio30 

      8 years ago from malang-indonesia

      nice recipes. thanks for share. it looks delicious.

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