Monday, November 5, 2012

Zucchini Bread Recipe

I wonder how many of you have this" urge" of taking something sweet in your mouth after taking dinner and then only feels contented and fully satisfied... As it is now, there is a lump of See's Candies (chocolate) melting in my mouth.... hmmmm....

With some sweetness in my mouth, my memory brings me back to Sacramento when I "witnessed" my sister baking her special Zucchini cake.... special because she planted her own zucchinis in her garden... organic and fresh..  :)
Here she is... shredding the zucchini...
 shredded zucchini.. and now the blending...
mixing with the eggs...
then the flour....
my sister mixed in some raisins and walnuts grown from her garden...
and er... that's it?   So easy?
Soon....
after some minutes....
Viola!
So easy... I think I can do it myself now that I am home..
But then... I don't know where to get the zucchinis.. :)
Zucchini Bread... but tasted like cake to me....
My sister told me that this is a healthy loaf of bread..
Hearing that, I ended up "walloping" nearly the whole loaf!!
okay..nearly half.. if not all... hahaha..... 

Here is the recipe adapted....
  • 2 cups shredded raw zucchini
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 3/4 cups sugar (depending on how sweet you want it to be)
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • half cup of raisins 
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts
Method:
  • Put zucchini in strainer and press or squeeze with hands to get some of the excess liquid out. 
  • In a mixing bowl beat eggs, sugar, and oil together. 
  • Stir in the flour, baking powder, soda, salt, vanilla, raisins and walnuts, mixing just until all ingredients are combined. 
  • Add drained zucchini. Mix well. 
  •  Pour into 2 greased pans.
  • Bake for 30 to 60 minutes at 350° depending on your oven.

21 comments:

  1. ooh, zucchini bread!! something new to me, and it certainly looks very nice.. and a loaf of bread with cake texture, even to die for!! somemore this is healthy also, no wonder you wallop half~~ :D

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  2. I like the recipe, steps and methods also simple. Hope to try it one day.

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  3. I saw zucchini sell in tesco.. But very small la.. :)

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  4. sk: yes, rounded till now... eat and eat.. hahaha...


    yan: but where to get zucchini?


    cath: oh small? then must buy few more...

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  5. Excuses! Excuses! Now, you go and bake one and post your photos!!!! We all want to see... Hehehehehe!!!!

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  6. Thanks for sharing the recipe......

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  7. wow zucchini bread for real? i never knew vegetable can be used for such recipe

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  8. Zucchini can be found in tesco or jusco. Seems like easy, but im lazy :p

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  9. Love the healthy bread. Look simple and easy but sad to say I am not into baking.

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  10. Nice...healthy and all. Make sure you bake this for me. I can take you to Jusco for the Zucchini :p

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  11. Oh I usually bought it at hyper, Carrefour. Thanks for the recipe. The cake look tempting.

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  12. stp: don't challenge me leh.. wait and see..er.. but first, must go buy an oven! hehehe...


    mery: u r welcome! :)


    mecoy: you can say it again! :)

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  13. andrew: i can shake hands with you!!


    irene: give me a 5!


    elin: u take me? Alright!!


    wenn: fresh from oven sure nice!


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  14. vicky: i havent heard of zucchini till i was there.. :)

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  15. A recipe post here??

    *take a look again, yeap, it's the right blog*

    Normally you would post about the food~ This is something special :D

    Never had zucchini, is it sort of like cucumber?

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  16. Wow! The zucchini bread looks yummy!!

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  17. I think I can wallop the whole loaf by myself! LOL!

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  18. Easy recipe, will give it a try, plus I love zucchini! :)

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  19. I have seen zucchini at Jaya Grocer. I wondering how it taste like since I have came across a few cake recipes using zucchini too.

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  20. foong: i believe you! hahaha...


    yvonne: u know me pretty well by now.. yes, it is like cucumber or should i say, like Moe Kwa?


    pauline: great...hope you like it!


    yeeling: actually cannot taste the zucchini also... all melted., i guess...

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