Zucchini bread recipe and a Tasty Tuesday Link up!

zucchini bread recipe

What to do with tons of zucchini? Make bread!

When your zucchini begins flowing in from the garden you ocasionally miss one or two of them. I missed this monster the other day. I had no choice but to make zucchini bread out of it. Once a zucchini reaches a certain size it’s not very good to eat. But it’s really great to shred and put in bread, brownies, etc. Yum.  Check out how big that zucchini was.


Crazy that this zucchini was hiding from me. I never saw it. When I cut it to take it in the plant fell down. It was being propped up by the zucchini. LOL My kids and family have happy bellies.

zucchini bread batter

Check out my Zucchini Bread recipe below.

Zucchini Bread
Serves 10
moist yummy bread with the taste of cinnamon. My son had an argument with his friend who was visiting the kid said it's cinnamon bread. My son said it's zucchini bread. He was like no it's not.
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Prep Time
20 min
Cook Time
1 hr
Total Time
1 hr 20 min
Prep Time
20 min
Cook Time
1 hr
Total Time
1 hr 20 min
  1. 3 eggs
  2. 1 c vegetable oil
  3. 2 c sugar
  4. 2 c grated zucchini
  5. 2 tsp vanilla
  6. 2 c all purpose flour
  7. 1 tsp salt
  8. 1 tsp baking soda
  9. 1 tsp baking powder
  10. 3 tsp cinnamon
  11. 1 tsp cloves (i didn't have and left it out, tastes great without it)
  12. 1 tsp allspice
  13. 1/4 c nuts (left out)
  1. Beat eggs until light and foamy. Add oil, sugar, zucchini and vanilla. Mix lightly but well. Mixing lightly add dry ingredients that you already mixed together. Pour into 2 greased loaf pans and bake at 325* for one hour. After out of the oven for 10 minutes ease off the sides of the pan with a fork and put a plate on top of the pan and invert them both so that bread slides out onto plate. Let cool. Eat. Repeat with more zucchini.
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zucchini bread 1


Oh it was so good. Have leftover zucchini this is a great way to use it. Freeze it to be included in bread and brownies. If you use it in brownies the zucchini replaces the oil. Zucchini is very moist and rich in water content.

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48 Replies to “Zucchini bread recipe and a Tasty Tuesday Link up!”

  1. I will need to pin this. I’ve had chocolate zucchini bread and it was different.. THat is a BIG zucchini by the way.

  2. Zucchini is my favorite vegetable. I bought some form the farmers market just this week and some fresh onions. Your zucchini bread recipe looks great, I would love to come over and try it!

  3. I love making zucchini bread. I made quite a bit last year from all the farmers that live around me and my cousins giant garden. I wanted to plant some of my own this year but we had only so much space.

  4. I love your picture of the bread, it looks so clear and pretty that I just want to eat it off your blog! LOL. Thanks for the yummy recipe!

  5. My great-grandma always baked homemade zucchini bread, with hand-picked zucchini from the garden. I’m trying to grow my own zucchini this summer! We’ll see how it goes. 🙂

  6. OMGosh!!! That looks delicious, and that IS one massive zucchini! I alwasy loved banana bread. Then I was introduced to zucchini bread. Now, I like it way better and never make banana bread anymore. LOL!

  7. I’m usually not a fan of zucchini bread but that does look pretty good! I’ll pass this recipe on to my mom, too.

  8. My goodness what a huge zucchini! Your recipe sounds delicious, I haven’t had zucchini bread in a long time so I’m going to make this soon.

  9. This would be right up my husbands taste buds! I’ll have to save this recipe for when the weather cools down!

  10. Our two zucchini plants most certainly are overflowing! I’m definitely going to be making some of this zucchini bread and freezing it.

  11. I love zucchini bread but I’ve never made it before. Thanks for sharing the recipe.

  12. Ooooh! I love zucchini bread. I have never made it myself though. Thanks for the inspiration.

  13. When I came across this article I had to stop and send it to a FB friend who really likes zucchini bread. I have never made it and I would really like to try.

  14. I love zucchini but haven’t tried zucchini bread. I think it’s because I dislike banana bread so I’m automatically turned off.- but it looks really food!

  15. That is a huuuuuuge zucchini! I have always loved homemade bread- but have always had to rely on someone else sharing theirs!

  16. It must be pretty incredible tasting if they were arguing about what kind of bread it was. I’ve never tried zucchini bread in my life. I’ve got to fix that!

  17. Love the zucchini bread! I’ve been trying to find my favorite recipe – and try a few new ones each year. I’ll def. try this one – as soon as my zucchini’s get bigger than a pickle, lol!

  18. I love Zucchini Bread! I really need to grow some in our garden this summer. 🙂

  19. I’ve had this only once and never again. That’s sad, right? I need more zucchini bread in my life. We all do. Tweeting this!

  20. Looks awesome! I Would give this a try for sure. I’ve never cooked my own bread before!

  21. My mom used to make chocolate chip zucchini bread when I was growing up when our garden produced zucchini! I love your recipe…cinnamon is a favorite spice in this house!

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