2 cups sugar
1 cup vegetable oil
1 teaspooon vanilla
2 cups coarsely grated zucchini (loosely packed)
2 cups flour
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup chopped walnuts (optional)
In the bowl of an electric mixer, beat 3 eggs until frothy. Gradually add 2 cups sugar. Stir in 1 cup vegetable oil and 1 tsp of vanilla. Beat until thick and lemon colored. Stir in zucchini.
In a medium bowl, whisk together to combine 2 cups flour, 1 teaspoon cinnamon, 1 teaspoon baking soda, 1/4 teaspoon baking powder and 1 teaspoon salt. Stir dry mixture into wet mixture, stirring to combine. Add chopped walnuts or pecans, if desired.
Spray two bread loaf pans (approximately 8"x4"x3") , or grease and flour to prevent sticking. Pour batter into pans.
Bake for about 1 hour or until done. 350.
Allow loaves to cool in pan 10 min.
at 5:39 PM on Aug. 27, 2009