Sophie's Zucchini Bread

Extra dense with zucchini, this loaf has the classic combination of cinnamon and nuts.

Author:Laura Stotko for
Yield:2 loaves
Prep time: 00:10
Cook time: 01:00


2 cups unbleached white flour
1 cup whole wheat flour
1 tsp. salt
1 tsp. baking soda
3 tsp. ground cinnamon
1/4 tsp. baking powder
1 cup sugar
3 tsp. vanilla extract
1/2 cups water
1/2 cups vegetable oil
3 cups grated zucchini, squeeze lightly to remove some water
1 cup walnut pieces, chopped (optional)


  1. Preheat oven to 350 °F (165 °C).
  2. Sift together flours, salt, baking soda, cinnamon, baking powder and sugar.
  3. Beat eggs. Add vanilla, water and oil and mix well.
  4. Add zucchini to egg mixture. Add dry ingredients, mixing well, but DO NOT OVERMIX.
  5. Stir in nuts if desired. Pour into 2 loaf pans lightly coated with cooking spray.
  6. Bake at 350 °F (165 °C) for 1 hour.