Say hello to my very first zucchini bread. I’ve never grown zucchini until this year and surprisingly it just hasn’t done very well. I’m not sure if it’s the crazy New York weather or what. My yellow squash also just did so-so. Normally by this time in the season, everyone is burnt out on yellow squash. Nonetheless, I have gotten a zucchini here and there and was able to put together this moist bread. You can’t help but feel as if the bread has to be good for you with three whole cups of zucchini in it. At least that’s my way of thinking. Call me crazy, but it makes me feel good about it.
I’ve had zucchini bread and I enjoy it. It’s very similar to banana bread, in my opinion. To my surprise, Wesley said to me the other day that he once had zucchini bread and really liked it. Wait, the man who hates anything green, full of nutrition, or can be grown in a garden is eating zucchini bread. Whew. It took me several minutes to pick my jaw up off the floor after such a statement. Then, of course, I scouted for a big, fluffy zucchini bread recipe that will leave Wesley wanting more. I think I found one that will do just that. I think it’s the whole “bread” part of the name and the fact that it is baked in a loaf pan that allows my husband to buy into it. The man loves himself some bread.
When I baked this up, I was pleased with how moist it was. I know I shouldn’t have expected anything else considering it has so many cups of shredded vegetable.
How does everyone like their zucchini bread? I love it warmed or even slightly toasted with a big ol’ chunk of butter melted on top. Ohhhh, yeah. That’s the ticket! That also will explain to you the big clump of butter on the side of my dish. It was just waiting to be planted on top of that bread.
Can you see the small flakes of green throughout the bread? So beautiful!
This is an awesome one mixing bowl recipe. I bet that sold you. Nothing is better than not having a ton of dishes to wash.