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Zucchini Bread Recipe

Each summer season it is guaranteed we will have at least zucchini that are left on the plant to grow HUGE! In today’s post, I share a few growing tips and my Garden Fresh and Easy to Make Zucchini Bread Recipe.

Zucchini Bread Recipe

Zucchini Bread and Coffee Treat

This recipe has been in my family since my kids were little.  I first made the bread from a Southern Living recipe and later created my own version.  you can use this recipe as a muffin batter too but I prefer the loaves.  Don’t forget to click on the printable recipe at the bottom!

  • eggs
  • oil
  • raw zucchini – shredded
  • sugar
  • flour
  • baking powder
  • baking soda
  • cinnamon
  • nutmeg
  • salt
  • vanilla
  • walnuts


I bake 12 large loaves of Zucchini Bread to be frozen to be eaten later is easy with this recipe. I print up this QR code that goes to my website allows friends to scan on their mobile and try the recipe for themselves.  These make great gifts to give during the holiday season. Scroll down to get the printable recipe card on my website. 

Easy Zucchini Bread Recipe Video

I put together this quick little video showing just how easy the bread is to make.  Please scroll down and share a comment on my recipe blog post today.

This video is part of my Bren Haas Channel features on YouTube. 

Photos From The Garden

First off I can’t begin to tell you how super easy it is to grow your own zucchini.  Each summer a grow a few dozen summer squash including the zucchini sometimes on one plant.  The steam of the zucchini doesn’t like to be a mess with too much so if you can leave that be by mounding the plant up to grow – you are all set.  I love growing this vegetable because of it easy and the plant is beautiful along the edge of my garden. Did you see my blog post about how easy it is to grow your own Zucchini squash from seed? 

summer squash out in the garden

Mystery Zucchini Squash Harvest

This year I had a mystery squash plant show up in my front landscape.  Check out my video featuring this plant.  The harvest was used just like a zucchini.  It was amazing how much I was able to get from one of these ‘mystery squash’ vegetable.  The flavor was smooth  like butter. Who knows,  maybe I came up with a new variety so I saved seeds to try my luck next year.

Video and images of this plant on my website at Mystery Zucchini Squash. 

Making bread to share during the holidays is just one of the awesome recipes I love using for this produce.  I have many more recipes using summer squash or zucchini on my website so be sure to take a look.

Don’t forget to download the printable recipe card I made for you here: Brens’ Easy Zucchini Bread Recipe Card

Zucchini Bread Recipe

zucchini bread recipe

Moist and flavorful zucchini bread made from produce from the summer garden.  Enjoy this fresh or from the freezer.  Perfect for gift giving during the holiday season. 

 Let’s Connect

I’d love to hear from you … what do you cook up with your zucchini harvest?  Be sure to connect with me on my contact page that I answer daily.

Happy Baking,

4 thoughts on “Zucchini Bread Recipe”

  1. Jean | DelightfulRepast.com

    Wish I had a loaf right now, Bren! Looks perfect. Maybe I’ll plant some next year, if I feel then that I’m on top of things enough to not lose control of thevegetablethatgrowsbeforeyourveryeyes!

    1. HA … love it Jean ‘thevegetablethatgrowsbefreyourveryeyes’ – AWESOME! WEll, you can always visit the local farmers market and grab some zucchini this time of year. If you lived closer I would gladly give you some of mine.

  2. Pamela Waterman (@BracesFriendly)

    Your photos and tips are excellent! I love zucchini in every form, and from the garden is the best – so fun to peek under a leaf and find a huge one that you’ve missed for a week. One of my favorite recipes that I’ve tweaked over the years is for zucchini brownies; my family now prefers them to standard ones. Eating brownies with two cups of zucchini in them even feels healthy!

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