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Homemade Pineapple Zucchini Bread September 27, 2009

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Our sweet neighbor is a gardening extraordinaire! She had zucchini pouring out of her ears and was sweet enough to share some with us! Thanks Donna! After reading through some blogs, I was fortunate enough to stuble across a recipe posted by Jen at 11th Heaven’s Homemaking Haven for zucchini bread. It looked absolutely delish so we decided to give it a try it! We had to drop a few ingredients due to not having them on hand, but this is a yummy way to use up some extra zucchini!

Pineapple Zucchini Bread

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Ingredients:
2 C. all-purpose flour
1 C. whole wheat flour
1 t. baking soda
1 t. baking powder
1 t. salt
2 C. sugar
3 eggs (farm fresh is best! Thanks Jen!) (vegan alt: 3 T. ground flaxseed + 9 T. water)
1 t. vanilla extract
1 C. oil (we used coconut oil)
2 C. grated zucchini
1/2 cup raisins
1 cup crushed pineapple, drained

Directions:
In a large bowl mix together the dry ingredients (flour, soda, baking powder, sugar, and salt) Add to the flour mix the following wet ingredients (eggs, vanilla, oil and zucchini). Once mixed well, stir in the raisins and pineapple until just blended.

mixed

Pour into 2-9x5x3 inch loaf pans.

pour in pans

Bake in a preheated 350 degree F for one hour, or until browned.

***Oh, and most importantly. If you are grating fresh zucchini, don’t, and I do mean DON’T, under any circumstances, let any fall on the floor where you are working or the following scavengers might be found lurking nearby!*** ;) Of course, I’m a sucker for cute little beady eyes…so I had to share! They love the fresh fruits and veggies, too! :)
my scavengers
:)
Jes
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11 Responses to “Homemade Pineapple Zucchini Bread”

  1. mom2my9 Says:

    That is awesome! My husband actually kind of came up with this recipe, so I will tell him he’s famous! Thanks for the linky love, too! Have a great one!

  2. Cassie Says:

    Zuccini is also great in vanilla cupcakes.

  3. Another good way to use up all the abundant zucchini harvest. =)

  4. Like all the add goodies in this recipe. Geri

  5. This sounds delicious and perfect for fall!

  6. Jenn @ FFP Says:

    Yumm! This sounds wonderful!

  7. SnoWhite Says:

    Yummy! I bet the pineapple adds great depth of flavor to this bread.

    ps – love the “scavengers” :)

  8. Looks yummy! The pineapple is a great idea. I’d never have thought of that.

  9. sounds really yummy! Too bad our zuchinni plants just froze!!! I’ll have to see if some of my neighbors have any zuchinni they picked before the freeze.

  10. Kammy Says:

    Hello ~
    Thanks for visiting my blog !!
    This recipe sounds really yummy !
    I have the same problem with the scavengers…they are EVERYWHERE……LOL !
    Hugs ~ Kammy
    p.s. I got my rugs at Wally Mart – go figure….

  11. Jerri Says:

    Your bread looks delicious!


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