Healthified Zucchini Bread

50% less fat • 21% fewer calories • 2g more fiber than the original recipe. Have a bumper crop of zucchini? Lighten up a classic.

  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 2 hr 35 min
  • Servings 24

Ingredients

2 1/2
cups shredded zucchini (about 2 medium)
1
cup unsweetened applesauce
1/2
cup canola oil
3/4
cup fat-free egg product or 3 eggs
2
teaspoons vanilla
1 1/2
cups sugar
1 1/2
cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1 1/2
cups Gold Medal™ whole wheat flour
3
teaspoons ground cinnamon
1
teaspoon baking soda
1
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon baking powder
1/2
cup chopped walnuts or pecans

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray bottoms only of 2 (8x4-inch) loaf pans with cooking spray.
  • 2 In large bowl, mix zucchini, applesauce, oil, egg product, vanilla and sugar until well blended. Stir in all remaining ingredients except walnuts until well blended. Stir in walnuts. Spoon batter evenly into pans.
  • 3 Bake 50 to 60 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes. Loosen sides of loaves from pans; remove from pans to cooling racks. Cool completely, about 1 hour.

Expert Tips

Bake 65 to 75 minutes.

We've replaced ingredients with great-tasting alternatives to create better-for-you recipes that are just as yummy as the originals.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Slice
Calories
180
(
Calories from Fat
60),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6g
6%
(Saturated Fat
1/2g,
1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
170mg
170%;
Total Carbohydrate
26g
26%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
14g
14%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
2%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
1 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:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.