ZUCCHINI-OAT BREAD

 

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Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 2 1/4 tsp cinnamon
  • 2 1/2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 3/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup applesauce
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2 cups shredded, unpeeled zucchini
  • 1 cup chopped pecans or walnuts
  • 3/4 raisins or dried cranberries

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Lightly coat a 9x5x3 inch loaf pan with baking spray; set aside.
  • Combine 1 tbsp of the sugar and 1/4 tsp of the cinnamon; set aside.
  • Combine the flour, oats, baking powder, salt, baking soda, and remaining cinnamon; set aside.
  • In a large mixing bowl, beat the eggs with electric mixer on medium speed for 2 minutes or until foamy.
  • Add remaining sugar, the applesauce, butter and vanilla.
  • Gradually add the flour mixture beating on low speed just until combined.
  • Stir in zucchini, nuts, and dried fruit.
  • Spoon into prepared pan.
  • Sprinkle with cinnamon sugar.
  • Bake for 1 hour and 20 minutes or until a wooden skewer inserted near the center comes out clean.
  • Cool in pan on wire rack for 10 minutes.
  • Remove from pan.
  • Cool completly on rack.
  • Wrap and store for several hours before slicing.

Notes

Another Better Homes & Gardens recipe. *Updated* I made this, and it turned out beautifully. Nice golden color, moist and the nuts and cranberries give it just the right touch. I will do this one again again.

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