Carrot Zucchini Bread

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Carrot Zucchini Bread is a moist, delicious twist on zucchini bread.  If you have extra zucchini, this is definitely a must-make!

The end of summer is one of my favorite times of year because it means zucchini is everywhere.  Zucchini is such a versatile vegetable that gets turned into delicious dishes, both savory and sweet, with so many possibilities!  I found myself with some zucchini and some leftover carrots from making Carrot Cake Pancakes.  My first instinct was to make pancakes (which might come later), but Carrot Zucchini Bread has been on my list for quite a while.  A quick bread with double veggies has got to be a good thing.  Carrot Zucchini Bread is a super tasty, fun twist on zucchini bread!

Carrot Zucchini Bread
 
Serves: 1 loaf (12 servings)
Ingredients
  • 1½ cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 2 eggs
  • ½ cup canola oil
  • ¾ cup brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1¾ cup grated zucchini (squeeze out some excess moisture)
  • ½ cup grated carrot
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease a 8x4 loaf pan (or spray with baking spray) and set aside.
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk flour, baking powder, baking soda and cinnamon.
  3. In a large bowl, whisk eggs and oil until well blended. Add sugar and vanilla, and whisk until combined. Add zucchini and carrot, stirring until combined.
  4. Add flour mixture to zucchini mixture, gently folding until just combined.
  5. Pour mixture into prepared loaf pan and bake for 50 to 60 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Let cool in pan for 5 to 10 minutes and then move to wire rack to cool completely.

Adapted from Food.com

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Comments

  1. Love the combo of carrot and zucchini!

  2. yum! Looks great – I have yet to make zucchini bread this year. Shame on me!

  3. Made this and added 1/2 bag Ghiradelli mini chocolate chips. Was delicious!

  4. I’ve been looking for a recipe like this. I can’t wait to try it.

  5. I baked zucchini bread before and love it! Mixing carrots into it sounds even more delicious! Plus the carrots give the bread a very nice color! yum!

  6. Thanks for posting this.

  7. Altered this recipe with adding butter because I was out of oil, and was also thinking of trying applesauce in place of the oils…any thoughts, suggestions? And btw, this is by far, the best bread I’ve ever made !!!

  8. Ok, first off, so glad I found your blog and secondly I totally made this bread yesterday {made a few changes} and loved it! Great recipe! :)

  9. Yum! I had lots of zucchini and carrots in the house so I doubled the recipe and made to share with a friend for her birthday. I subbed 1/2 ww flour (the white kind) and it’s a delicious, cake-like bread. Thanks for the recipe!!

  10. Hi ,

    Thanks for this recipe! I made this bread yesterday and added 1/2 cup walnuts and raisins to the batter. The bread came out delicious but was very dense and crumbly
    I wonder why? was it due to the additons
    Thanks! just wanna perfect this bread :)

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