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Lemon Zucchini Bread

Lemon Zucchini Bread

Herbs and Flour
Traditional zucchini bread gets an upgrade with the addition of fresh lemon to make a delicious treat everyone will love!
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 50 mins
Total Time 1 hr 5 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 12 servings
Calories 350 kcal

Ingredients
  

Lemon Zucchini Bread

  • 2 cups zucchini shredded
  • 2 cup flour (all purpose, whole wheat or a combo of both)
  • 1 3/4 cups sugar or coconut sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3 large eggs
  • 3/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice fresh
  • 2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • zest of 1 lemon

Lemon Glaze

  • 1/2 cup icing sugar
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice fresh (or as much as needed to reach the right consistency)
  • 2 tablespoons lemon zest

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 350F and grease a standard loaf pan with butter or line it with parchment paper.
  • Place shredded zucchini in a cheese cloth or clean dish towel and squeeze out excess water. Set aside.
  • In a large bowl, add the flour, sugar, baking soda, and salt and mix together.
  • Add the eggs, oil, fresh lemon juice, vanilla extract and lemon zest and mix everything together until well incorporated. Add the shredded zucchini and stir until incorporated.
  • Pour the batter into the prepared pan and bake in the oven for about 55-60 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the bread comes out clean.
  • Let the bread cool in the pan for 10 minutes. Run a knife around the edges and gently remove from the pan. Allow it to cool completely on a cooling rack.
  • In a bowl, whisk the icing sugar and lemon juice together to create a glaze. Pour over the cake. Sprinkle with lemon zest.

Nutrition

Calories: 350kcalCarbohydrates: 51gProtein: 4gFat: 15gSaturated Fat: 12gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 47mgSodium: 300mgPotassium: 102mgFiber: 1gSugar: 35gVitamin A: 110IUVitamin C: 7mgCalcium: 16mgIron: 1mg
Keyword cake, homemade lemonade, lemon cake, quick bread, summer, zucchini, zucchini bread
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