Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Zucchini Bread with Pineapple

 I tasted the zucchini bread a few week ago at a friend's place over a cup of tea, fell in love with the bread (tastes somewhat like a cake -so even better)....and not only did I eat a big slice there but also had a little bag to go... Thanks Pn!! For the awesome bread and the great recipe. Pn has a nack for baking ....and this one tops the list. The best thing about this bread is that it is almost like cake...but not too sweet that it overwhelms you. Well I would love to call it a cake but since Pn said it was a bread and it is her recipe I will call it - bread. I had fun baking this as much as I had fun eating it....Great with a cup of tea with some friends...some for here and some to go ;-)


3 eggs
1 cup olive oil
2 cups sugar
2 teaspoons vanilla
2 cups coarsely grated zucchini
1 can (8oz) crushed pineapple, drained
3 cups all purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
3/4 teaspoon nutmeg
1 cup chopped walnuts
1 cup raisins or dried cranberries or a mix of both

Preheat oven to 350°F. In a mixer, beat eggs. Add oil, sugar, and vanilla, continue beating mixture until thick and foamy. With a spoon, stir in the zucchini and pineapple.

 In a separate bowl, combine flour, baking soda, salt, baking powder, cinnamon, and nutmeg. A third at a time, add dry ingredients into wet and gently stir (by hand) after each addition. Add the walnuts, cranberries and  raisins, blend gently.

 Divide the batter equally between 2 greased and flour-dusted 5 by 9 inch loaf pans. Bake for 1 hour or until a wooden pick inserted in to the center comes out clean. Cool in pans for 10 minutes. Turn out onto wire racks to cool thoroughly. Print Friendly and PDF


  1. Awesome zucchini bread :) I am a big fan of zuchhinis...

  2. This bread/cake looks delicious .I like the idea of adding zuccini. Very healthy.

  3. Wow wat a super delicious bread...beautiful!

  4. The bread looks super moist and delicious!

  5. thats a super moist bread.lovely.

  6. I personally thinks zucchini makes the bread/ cake moist n soft..and i love baking with it..delicious combo you have here n the bread looks PERFECT!

    US Masala

  7. Thanks guys!! indeed the bread was very moist and i agree with you aipi, zucchini does make the bread moist.

  8. Slurp,mouthwatering here, wat a delicious bread.....

  9. breads looks very healthy and soft...nice blend here

    Hamaree Rasoi

  10. Wow...that looks awesome. perfectly bakedand looks delicious.

  11. What lovely texture and soft looking bread! Lovely.

  12. This really looks wonderful. Your photos are terrific. I'll wager this is as tasty as it is beautiful. Have a great day. Blessings...Mary

  13. wow this looks soo yumm..i am dying to try this!
    can we substitute egg with anything else?


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