Orange Zucchini Bread Recipe
Orange Zucchini Bread has a citrus twist on classic zucchini bread with a few swaps to make this delicious bread a healthier way to use up your zucchini!
Prep Time25 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 25 mins
- 1/4 cup fresh squeezed orange juice
- 1/4 cup oil
- 1/4 cup unsweetened applesauce
- 2 large eggs, lightly beaten
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- 1/2 tsp orange extract
- 1 tbsp orange zest
- 1 1/2 cups white whole wheat flour
- 3/4 cup sugar
- 2 tsp ground cinnamon
- 1/4 tsp nutmeg
- 1/2 tsp baking powder
- 1/4 tsp baking soda
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 1 1/2 cups zucchini, shredded
- optional: chocolate chips or chopped nuts to sprinkle on top
Preheat oven to 350°.
In a medium bowl, combine orange juice, oil, applesauce, eggs, vanilla, orange extract, and orange zest.
In a large bowl, combine flour, sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, baking powder, salt and baking soda; mix well.
Add orange juice mixture to dry ingredients; stir until just combined. Fold in zucchini.
Pour into a 8x4-inch loaf pan coated with cooking spray.
Bake 55-60 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
Calories: 328kcal | Carbohydrates: 52g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 47mg | Sodium: 271mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 28g