Orange Spice Zucchini Walnut Bread

Author: Canadian Living

This moist bread is a great way to sneak zucchini into unsuspecting mouths.

  • Portion size 16 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2/3 cups packed brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cardamom
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups grated zucchinis (about 8 oz/250 g)
  • 1/2 cup butter melted
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons grated orange rind
  • 1 cup chopped walnut
Glaze:
  • 1/4 cup icing sugar
  • 2 teaspoons orange juice

Method

Line 9- x 5- inch (2 L) loaf pan with parchment paper or grease; set aside.

In large bowl, whisk together flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, cardamom and salt. In separate bowl, whisk together zucchini, butter, milk, eggs and orange rind; pour over flour mixture. Sprinkle with walnuts; stir just until blended.

Spread in prepared pan. Bake in centre of 350°F (180°C) oven until cake tester inserted in centre comes out clean, about 1 hour. Let cool in pan on rack for 15 minutes. Remove from pan; peel off paper.

Glaze: In small bowl, whisk icing sugar with orange juice; brush over hot loaf. Let cool. (Make-ahead: Wrap in plastic wrap; store for up to 2 days or overwrap with heavy-duty foil and freeze in airtight container for up to 1 month.)

Nutritional facts <b>Per slice:</b> about

  • Sodium 214 mg
  • Protein 4 g
  • Calories 225.0
  • Total fat 11 g
  • Cholesterol 42 mg
  • Saturated fat 4 g
  • Total carbohydrate 28 g

%RDI

  • Iron 11.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 17.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 4.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 7.0
  • Vitamin C 2.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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