when life hands you zucchini....

Monday, September 10, 2007

.......make zucchini bread. 3 eggs :: 1 cup cooking oil :: 2 cups sugar :: 2 cups grated zucchini :: 3 tsp vanilla :: 3 cups flour ::
1 tsp salt :: 1 tsp baking soda :: 3 tsp cinnamon :: 1 cup nuts, chopped (optional)
Mix first 5 ingredients, mix dry ingredients, add to wet ingredients, stir in nuts, if desired. Pour into 2 greased and floured loaf pans. Bake at 350 for 50-60 minutes.
I plan on getting back into our "cookie of the week", within the next couple of weeks. I find it so much easier when I have their after school snacks waiting for them, especially since they are usually starving! This recipe is also a good way to sneak in an extra vegetable. :)

I have set another ridiculous deadline. I only have the collar left to knit on my silver belle, and hope to have it finished by Wednesday. Oh, the things I do to myself. As my husband calls it.....self imposed busy...ness!

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26 comments

  1. That looks tasty! I cannot wait to see your Silver Belle finished. Thank you again (so much!) for your help with mine.

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  2. Zucchini bread is perfect during this time of the year. What a great after school snack! Your kiddos are so lucky to have a Mom like you. Looking forward to your "cookie of the week" posts.

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  3. Love zucchini bread. My mom always had snacks ready for us when we got home from school b/c we were starving and unbearable otherwise.
    Thanks for the recipe.

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  4. OK, you are setting a land speed record with your Silver Belle, so impressive.

    And you are such the new June Cleaver for the 21st c. with your nutritious after school snacks, you are my hero!!

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  5. Looks de-lish! Love your projects!

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  6. Oh, yum! If only I wasn't on this damn 'wedding dress' diet!!

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  7. I think I made 10 zucchini breads when we had them in season!!!

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  8. looks great! i'm sure it was a hit with the little ones.

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  9. yum,yummy,yummist!

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  10. I always wanted to know how to make zucchini bread! Thanks, Leslie :o)

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  11. even tho it's called a bread....

    MMMMMMmmmmmmmmmmmmm cake... :)

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  12. looks super great. i like cocoa in my zucchini bread. you are a great mom. i need you around here ... preparing me snacks.

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  13. Scrumptious... there's a farmers market that comes every Tuesday & Thursday near my job and boy-o-boy do I get my fill of Zucchini Loaf.

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  14. How delicious and tasty. It's definetely making me hungry. Your kids must look forward to coming home to a healthy homemade snack!

    Ha! Sometimes you got set those deadlines. I hate the lingering feeling of an unfinished project.

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  15. Looks like I will be making zucchini bread tonight! Looks great!

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  16. keep on knitting....

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  17. Looks good! Hmm, wonder if Ben would eat that or be on to the whole 'good for you' thing. Worth a try :)

    Tanya

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  18. That looks delicious! I have one son who is a confirmed vegephobe. One day when he was three, I made meatloaf. I grated zucchini on the smallest grater until it was mush and mixed it into the meat. It was invisible, odorless, and tasteless. He took one bite of the meatloaf, spit it out, and hollered, "There're vegetables in there!" with a look of utter loathing. I wonder if this would go over better.

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  19. Looks like t turned out perfect! Thanks for the recipe.

    Yum!
    Jill

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  20. Awwww, how yummy! Thanks so much for sharing the recipe, I will *so* try it out soonest possible!

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  21. Michelle9/12/2007

    Oooh! That looks yummy! Love zucchini bread!!

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  22. Oh, that looks tasty.

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  23. Mmmm, that looks too tasty to be sneaking veggies in! Can't wait for the return of Cookie-o-week!

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  24. that bread looks so yummy i am sure no one noticed they were eating a serving of veggies!

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