Cinnamon Zucchini Bread

  • 1 1/2 cup grated zucchini (about 1-2 small zucchini)
  • 3/4 cup cane sugar
  • 1/3 cup melted butter
  • 1 teaspoon real vanilla
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups unbleached all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon cinnamon

Preheat oven to 350F. Butter an 8-inch bread pan.

In a large bowl combine zucchini, 3/4 cup sugar, butter, vanilla and eggs. Mix well.

In separate bowl mix flour, baking soda, 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon, salt, and baking powder.  Add dry ingredients to wet ingredients and mix until all ingredients are incorporated.

In a separate small bowl mix together 1/4 cup sugar and 1 Tablespoon cinnamon.

Pour 1/3 of the batter into prepared pan. Sprinkle with 1/2 the cinnamon-sugar mixture. Add another 1/3 of the batter. Sprinkle the remaining 1/2 cinnamon sugar mixture.  Top with the remaining 1/3 batter.

Bake 35-45 minutes or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean.

Cool for 10 minutes in the pan and then remove gently. Cool completely before slicing.

 

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