This moist lemon zucchini quick bread is topped with a sweet lemon glaze and is a summer favorite. Enjoy a slice for breakfast, as a snack, or dessert.
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For the bread:
Zest of 2 large lemons
1cuplight olive oilnot extra-virgin
1tablespoonfresh lemon juice
1 1/2teaspoonsvanilla extract
For the lemon glaze:
3 tablespoonsfresh lemon juice
Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. Grease and flour two 8 x 4 inch loaf pans. Set aside.
In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, salt, baking powder, and baking soda. Set aside.
In a medium bowl, combine sugar and lemon zest. Rub together with your fingers until fragrant.
In a large bowl, whisk together the lemon sugar mixture, eggs, olive oil, lemon juice, and vanilla. Whisk until smooth. Stir in the dry ingredients until combined, the batter will be thick. Stir in the zucchini and pour the batter into the prepared loaf pans.
Bake for 60-65 minutes, or until tester inserted in the center comes out clean.
Place the loaves on a cooling rack and cool for 15 minutes. Loosen the sides of the bread with a knife. Carefully remove the loaves from the pans. Let cool completely on rack.
While the bread is cooling, make the lemon glaze. In a small bowl, combine powdered sugar and lemon juice. Whisk until smooth. Drizzle the glaze over the loaves. Slice and serve.
This recipe makes TWO loaves!
Lemon Zucchini Bread
Amount Per Serving
Calories 250Calories from Fat 81
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 9g14%
Total Carbohydrates 39g13%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.