Healthier Mom's Zucchini Bread

Healthier Mom's Zucchini Bread

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"We packed even more zucchini into Mom's wonderfully moist and flavorful bread. Could there be a better way to eat your veggies?"


2 h 20 m servings 190 cals
Serving size has been adjusted!

Original recipe yields 24 servings



  • Calories:
  • 190 kcal
  • 10%
  • Fat:
  • 8.6 g
  • 13%
  • Carbs:
  • 25.7g
  • 8%
  • Protein:
  • 3.7 g
  • 7%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 23 mg
  • 8%
  • Sodium:
  • 183 mg
  • 7%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). Grease and flour two 8x4-inch pans.
  2. Sift all-purpose flour, whole-wheat flour, salt, baking soda, baking powder, and cinnamon into a bowl.
  3. Beat eggs, milk, vegetable oil, sugar, and vanilla extract together in a large bowl. Add sifted ingredients and beat well. Stir in zucchini and walnuts until well combined. Pour batter into prepared pans.
  4. Bake in preheated oven until toothpick inserted in center of bread comes out clean, 40 to 60 minutes. Cool in pans on a wire rack for 20 minutes. Remove bread from pan and cool completely.


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  1. 46 Ratings


This is a fantastic recipe! I adjusted it a little bit by cutting out the oil and using applesauce instead... turned out great! It could even have some sugar eliminated and add more cinnamon.

I cut this recipe back to 12 servings. I did make two changes--I increased both the baking soda and baking powder to a full teaspoon each and instead of using half of one egg, I added a couple t...

If you are like me and are trying to eliminate vegetable oils (that are the cause of so much inflamation in our arteries), try substituting 1/2 cup of plain yogurt for the vegetable oil. I als...

This was a good recipe. simple and easy to follow. i did tweak this recipe to make it gluten and oil and dairy free. replaced the all-purpose and whole wheat flour with oat flour (same measur...

Great flavorful bread! My family of seven loved this recipe, and here are my changes: I used 1/2 cup melted butter instead of the oil and lowered the sugar to 1 cup. I also added 1 cup of apple...

Good recipe, I tweaked it a bit. I reduced the oil to 1/4 cup and added 1 ripe banana. I also reduced the sugar to 1 C. It turned out fantastic! I also added 1 C. of white chocolate chips!

Good Zucchini bread. The only difference was I used all whole wheat, added 1/2 tsp nutmeg (LOVE nutmeg!) and used some brown sugar for depth of flavor.

These came out great! I substituted the milk and oil for 1 cup of applesauce, and I was out of vanilla extract so I used 3 tsp of maple syrup. I also made half the recipe in a bread pan and half...

I LOVE this as a guide but I wouldn't call it "healthy" with all of that sugar. I tripled the recipe, used 1/2 c sugar, 1/4 cup packed brown sugar TOTAL for the tripled recipe and 8 large zucch...