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Aug 29 2011

Meatless Monday Katies Super Secret Zucchini Bread

Hello sweet bloggy friends.  We have had an abundance of zucchini from our garden lately. We have had it grilled, sauteed, raw,baked, stir fried and now in my super secret zucchini bread. That’s right friends, I’m sharing my secret low sugar recipe with you today, Enjoy!

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What You’ll Need

1 ½ Cups all purpose  flour ( sifted)

2 tsp Ground cinnamon

½ tsp Baking soda

½ tsp Baking powder

½ tsp Salt

½ tsp Nutmeg

1/4 Cup sugar

3/4 Cup Splenda

1/4 Cup applesauce ( low sugar)

½ Cup cooking oil

1 Egg

1 Cup  zucchini, skin and seed removed (very finely shredded, it should look like applesauce)

1/4 Cup raisins

¼ Cup walnuts (chopped) (optional)

Cooking spray

Whipped topping (or freshly whipped cream) optional

Large mixing bowl

Medium mixing bowl

8 x 4 x 2 loaf pan

Sifter

Grater/Shredder

Wire cooling rack

Before You Start  Preheat oven to 350˚ and generously spray loaf pan (bottom and sides) with cooking spray.

Let’s Make It! Put all the dry ingredients in a large mixing bowl and combined using a fork .  In a medium bowl combine shredded zucchini, applesauce,sugar, splenda, cooking oil, egg, raisins and walnuts and mix well using a fork or whisk. Slowly pour into dry ingredients mixing a little at a time until moist. (It will look a lumpy, but shouldn’t look dry, if dry dd a dribble of oil). Spoon into prepared loaf pan. Cook for approximately 50 -70 minutes. It’ll get a nice light brown color. Test for doneness with a toothpick or wooden chopstick. Cool in the pan for 10 minutes. Gently remove loaf from pan and let cool on wire rack. Cool completely.

Serving Suggestions  Slice in ½ inch pieces and top with whipped topping. Butter, or my favorite, margarine.

**Katie’s Tid Bits**  if you prefer it sweeter. Skip the applesauce and the Splenda and use 1 1/4 cups of sugar instead.

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  1. Ms. A

    That would go nice with my coffee!

    1. Katherines Corner

      let me cut you a slice :-)

  2. Shady Del Knight

    Our garden was also brimming with zucchini this season, Katie. I love making bread from it and have done so many times. Have a great week, my dear!

    1. Katherines Corner

      you too sweet friend :-)

  3. Alex J. Cavanaugh

    It’s taken a few years, but I finally like zucchini now.

    1. Katherines Corner

      Yea!! There are so many wonderful ways to prepare it too. Hugs

  4. Marty@A Stroll Thru Life

    This sounds so good. Great recipe.

    Also, I click on my blog roll and your old blog comes up, then I click on this new site and when I click follow it says that I am already following. Just hope it all works, I really do want to follow. Thanks also for your visits and your always gracious comments. Hugs, Marty

    1. Katherines Corner

      Hello Marty thank you so much for following along. Big Hugs!!

  5. Carol

    I have meatless Monday also, eating a pan of brownies, no room for protein. Giggle

    1. Katherines Corner

      Yea, I’m on my way!

  6. Anita @ Cedar Hill

    Yum, that looks so delicious.

    1. Katherines Corner

      Oh it is sooo yummy!

  7. Deborah

    I haven’t had zucchini bread in years. This sounds wonderful.

    1. Katherines Corner

      Time to grab some zucchini and make a little loaf. You’ll be glad you did :-)

  8. Pam@over50feeling40

    Your recipes make me smile and hungry!! I want to try this one too!

    1. Katherines Corner

      Then I am doing something right, giggle., I do hope you enjoy this one. Hugs

  9. Odie Langley

    That is one of my favorite recipes and Linda makes it frequently. I will let her see this one and it may take the place of the one she has been using. Thanks
    Hugs,
    Odie

    1. Katherines Corner

      Odie you are so sweet, perhaps it can be another recipe to try.Hugs!

  10. kat

    Yummm looks like you have some delicious recipes on here.
    They say the way to a mans heart is through his stomach well the same can be said of me :)
    Thanks for sharing a great way to enjoy zucchini x

    1. Katherines Corner

      My pleasure. Please check out the recipe section I think you’ll find more to enjoy, xo

  11. kimia kline

    YUM. zucchini bread is my fave! and this recipe is wonderful. thanks for sharing–and a big yes to meatless mondays :)

    1. Katherines Corner

      Check back every week for a new recipe. Also I invoite you to check out the recipe section tab above. Hugs

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  13. kathy

    Nice bread Katherine. I really enjoy adding veggies to breads! Coconut oil is my latest discovery and would be perfect in this loaf!

    1. Katherines Corner

      Oh absolutely give that a try, yumm

  14. NYOA

    Splenda and raisins… interesting! Will give it a try! Thanks for linking to Foodie Friday!

    http://www.homesandbabies.com
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    1. Katherines Corner

      Try it I think you’ll like it. If you don’t want to use splenda just use sugar. :-)

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