Enlightened Zucchini Bread

      Enlightened Zucchini Bread

      Toss out that old recipe that called for 1 cup of oil, because now you have a much healthier alternative, without sacrificing taste! 

      Hands-on - 30 min.
      Oven - 45-55 min.

       

      Ingredients 1 Loaf 2 Loaves
      whole-wheat pastry flour* 1½ cup 3 cups
      baking soda 1/2 tsp 1 tsp
      baking powder 1/4 tsp 1/2 tsp
      ground cinnamon 1 tsp 2 tsp
      each, ground cloves and nutmeg 1/4 tsp 1/2 tsp
      sugar 3/4 cup 1 1/2 cups
      egg whites 2 4
      skim milk or nonfat plain yogurt 1/4 cup 1/2 cup
      vanilla extract 1 tsp 2 tsp
      lemon juice 1 T 2 T
      lemon extract 1/4 tsp 1/2 tsp
      shredded zucchini, unpeeled 1 cup 2 cups
      nuts 1/2 cup 1 cup

      Directions


      • Preheat oven at 350°.
      • Coat 1 or 2 loaf pans with cooking spray.
      • Mix together whole-wheat pastry flour, baking soda, baking powder, ground cinnamon, ground cloves and nutmeg in a small or medium bowl.
      • Beat together sugar, egg whites, skim milk (or nonfat plain yogurt), vanilla extract, lemon juice and lemon extract in a large bowl.
      • Stir zucchini into wet ingredients. Stir in the dry ingredients just until combined.
      • Stir in nuts. 
      • Divide batter evenly between pan(s). Bake 45 to 55 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.

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      Nutrition information


      For 1 slice (1/12 of loaf)  
      Calories 140
      Calories from Fat 22%
      Fat 3 g
      Saturated Fat 0 g
      Fiber 2.5 g
      Cholesterol 0 mg
      Sodium 73 mg
      Protein 3.5 g
      Total Carbohydrate 25 g
      Sugars 13 g

       

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