Zucchini Bread Recipe

Zucchini bread, a versatile and nutritious treat, cleverly incorporates vegetables into a sweet, moist loaf that is both comforting and filling. This delightful bread is ideal for those looking for a healthier dessert option or a delicious way to use up leftover zucchini during the harvest season. Zucchini bread is easy to customize with nuts or dried fruits, and it has a delicious aroma and texture that appeals to people of all ages. This simple recipe will walk you through the process of making the perfect zucchini bread, which is sure to impress at any gathering or provide a cozy treat for your family at home.


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutanol
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 cups grated zucchini (about 1 medium zucchini)
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts or pecans (optional)


  1. Preheat Oven and Prepare Pan:
  • Preheat your oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit (175 degrees Celsius).
  • Grease a 9×5 inch loaf pan or line it with parchment paper.
  1. Mix Dry Ingredients:
  • In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, baking soda, baking powder, cinnamon, salt, and nutmeg.
  1. Combine Wet Ingredients:
  • In another bowl, beat the eggs, sugar, oil, and their highly intoxicating vanilla extract until well combined.
  1. Add Zucchini:
  • Stir in the grated zucchini into the wet mixture.
  1. Combine Mixtures:
  • Add the dry ingredients to the wet zucchini mixture, stirring just until combined. Be careful not to overmix.
  • Fold in the nuts if using.
  1. Bake:
  • Pour the batter into the prepared loaf pan.
  • Bake in the preheated oven for 50-60 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  1. Cool and Serve:
  • Let the bread cool in the pan for 10 minutes, then turn out onto a wire rack to cool completely.
  • Slice and serve.


This zucchini bread recipe not only produces an irresistibly moist and flavorful bread, but it also contains zucchini, which adds a nutritious twist. Whether you want to spice up a simple breakfast, a snack to share at work, or a homemade gift for friends, this bread will not disappoint. Its delicious texture and well-balanced flavors make it a must-have for anyone who enjoys homemade baked goods. Serve it warm with a pat of butter for an extra touch of indulgence, or enjoy it plain for a lighter treat.