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Zucchini Dessert Bread Recipe
Sweet and satisfying dessert or afternoon snack

Preparation time: 30 minutes
Baking time: 45 minutes
Preheat oven to: 350°


Makes: 1 loaf (9"x5")
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Mix and set aside:
    1 cup unbleached white flour
    1 teaspoon baking powder
    1/2 teaspoon baking soda
    1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
    1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
    1/8 teaspoon ground cloves
    1/4 teaspoon powdered ginger
    1/4 teaspoon salt

In a large bowl, mix:
    1/3 cup canola or sunflower oil
    2 tablespoons fresh orange juice
    1/2 cup maple syrup (use 3/4 cup for a sweet tooth)
    1 egg
    1 cup zucchini (with or without peel), grated
    1/3 cup raisins or unsweetened, shredded coconut
    3 tablespoons walnuts, chopped

Mix dry ingredients into wet ones. Pour into oiled 9"x5" loaf pan. Bake at 350° for 40–45 minutes or until toothpick inserted into center comes out clean. Cover top with foil if it starts to brown too quickly (to keep it from burning).

Serving idea: Very nice with your favorite whipped topping.

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