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Easy Zucchini Bread, great for using summer zucchini, wonderful texture, delicious, soft, tender, flavorful quick bread.
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Easy Zucchini Bread – The Only Zucchini Bread Recipe You Will Ever Need

Quick and easy zucchini bread, great texture, great flavor, the perfect way to use up all that summer zucchini harvest. Easy Zucchini Bread: This is the only zucchini bread recipe you will ever need. It is quick, easy, delicious, uses pantry ingredients you already have, and turns out every time. The perfect way to use your summer zucchini harvest.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time55 mins
Total Time1 hr 10 mins
Course: Zucchini Bread
Cuisine: Bread
Keyword: easy zucchini bread, easy zucchini bread recipe
Servings: 2 loaves
Calories: 2311kcal
Author: Rachael


  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 tsps baking soda
  • 2 tsps cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp ground ginger
  • 1/2 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 3 cups grated fresh zucchini strained of excess water, and packed tight
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 tsps vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup butter melted
  • 1 cup roughly chopped pecans


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Grate zucchini (3-4 medium sized), and place grated zucchini into a mesh strainer.
  • Use the back of a measuring cup, or your hands to press the zucchini and squeeze out any excess liquid.
  • In a large mixing bowl combine all of the dry ingredients except pecan pieces (all-purpose flour, kosher salt, baking soda, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, white and brown sugar), and whisk together.
  • In a separate, large mixing bowl, Melt you butter, and add in other wet ingredients, zucchini, eggs, vanilla. Stir to combine.
  • Dump the dry ingredients into the wet, and stir to combine, stop stirring once combined.
  • Fold in chopped pecan pieces.
  • Spray 2 -5 x 9 inch loaf pans with non-stick cooking spray, and divide batter between the two. It is a thick batter.
  • Bake in preheated oven for 50-55 minutes, until knife inserted comes out clean.
  • Cool in pans for 8-10 minutes, then flip out onto cooling rack to let cool completely.


Calories: 2311kcal | Carbohydrates: 295g | Protein: 33g | Fat: 115g | Saturated Fat: 49g | Cholesterol: 346mg | Sodium: 2376mg | Potassium: 1039mg | Fiber: 13g | Sugar: 143g | Vitamin A: 2765IU | Vitamin C: 33.9mg | Calcium: 192mg | Iron: 12mg