Cinnamon-Topped Whole Wheat Zucchini Bread

Cinnamon-Topped Whole Wheat Zucchini Bread

Garden full of zucchini? Make bread. You can have it in the oven in 15 minutes, and you can store it in the freezer for a couple of months.

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Total Time

3:25

Hrs:Mins

Makes

2

loaves

Bread
3
cups shredded zucchini (2 to 3 medium)
1 2/3
cups sugar
2/3
cup vegetable oil
2
teaspoons vanilla
4
eggs
3
cups Gold Medal® whole wheat flour
2
teaspoons baking soda
1
teaspoon salt
1
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2
teaspoon baking powder
Topping
3
tablespoons sugar
1/2
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1
tablespoon cold butter or margarine
  1. Move oven rack to low position so tops of pans will be in center of oven. Heat oven to 350┬░F. Grease bottoms only of 2 (8x4-inch) loaf pans or 1 (9x5-inch) loaf pan with shortening or cooking spray.
  2. In large bowl, stir zucchini, 1 2/3 cups sugar, the oil, vanilla and eggs until well mixed. Stir in remaining bread ingredients; mix well. Divide batter evenly between 8-inch pans or pour into 9-inch pan.
  3. In small bowl, mix topping ingredients with fork until crumbly. For 8-inch loaves, sprinkle evenly over batter in both pans. For 9-inch loaf, sprinkle over batter in pan.
  4. Bake 8-inch loaves 50 to 60 minutes, 9-inch loaf 1 hour 10 minutes to 1 hour 20 minutes, or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pans on cooling rack 10 minutes.
  5. Loosen sides of loaves from pans; remove from pans and place top side up on cooling rack. Cool completely, about 2 hours, before slicing. Wrap tightly and store at room temperature up to 4 days, or refrigerate up to 10 days.
Makes 2 loaves (16 slices each)
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Health Twist
To reduce the fat, substitute 1/3 cup vegetable oil and 1/3 cup applesauce for the 2/3 cup vegetable oil.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Slice)
  • Calories 140
    • (Calories from Fat 50),
  • Total Fat 6g
    • (Saturated Fat 1g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 25mg;
  • Sodium 170mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 20g
    • (Dietary Fiber 1g,
    • Sugars 12g),
  • Protein 2g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.