Every summer, I usually have several friends share their bounty of zucchini with me, and this Strawberry-Zucchini Bread is one of the yummy things I make with it! It’s a really good, moist bread with chopped fresh strawberries that give it a nice fruity flavor. It’s such a great bread for the warm weather months! The summery strawberries mixed with shredded zucchini and spices (cinnamon and nutmeg) make a really tasty combination! 🙂
STRAWBERRY-ZUCCHINI BREAD by NancyC
Makes one 9 x 5″ loaf
1 1/2 cups all-purpose unbleached flour
2/3 cup granulated sugar
1/2 cup light brown sugar, packed
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
2 large eggs
1/4 cup plus 3 Tablespoons light olive oil
1 cup shredded zucchini
1 cup finely chopped fresh strawberries
1/2 cup coarsely-chopped pecans or walnuts
Preheat oven to 350˚F. Grease and flour a 9 x 5″ loaf pan; set aside.
In large bowl, blend together the flour, sugars, baking soda, baking powder, salt, cinnamon, and nutmeg.
In medium-size bowl, beat eggs and add in the light olive oil, mixing well. Stir in the shredded zucchini, chopped strawberries, and chopped nuts.
Add the egg/oil mixture to the dry ingredients in the large bowl, stirring until everything is combined (batter will be thick!). Spoon batter into prepared loaf pan.
Bake at 350˚F for 43 to 45 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan for 10 minutes, then cool completely on wire rack.
Recipe from NancyC | nancy-c.com
The weather here has been so nice these past few weeks. Warm but not-too-warm days and cooler evenings. Perfect for enjoying a slice of this quick bread with tea or coffee! What kinds of things do you like to bake with strawberries?
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I’ve heard good things about baking with zucchini. This bread looks so moist and sounds so good! Thanks for bringing at Fiesta Friday table.
Yes, baking with zucchini makes things so good and moist!
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I wouldn’t have thought f this combination but it looks divine and I’m sure it must be!!