Recipe: Zucchini Bread

From This Old House – Photo: David Cavagnaro/Getty

Zucchini is officially in season. So, whether you’re a CSA member with lots of zucchini in your basket, or a gardner wondering how in the world you’ll ever use all that stuff, this recipe is for you.

What’s more – this recipe works beautifully for those of us who may not be exactly crazy about zucchini. Just take my word for it… It’s amazing.

Zucchini Bread

Preheat oven to 325 F.


  • 3 eggs, beaten
  • 1 cup oil
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 cups zucchini, grated
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 3 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup nuts (optional)


Beat eggs. Add oil, sugar, zucchini, and vanilla.

Mix flour, soda, baking powder, cinnamon, and salt. Add to oil mixture, and blend well.

Add nuts.

Bake in 2 loaf pans at 325 F for 1 hour.



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