Wednesday, 12 December 2012

Zucchini Tuesday on Wednesday

Yes I am late again. And the worst thing is I even made this recipe on Monday so I would be on time, opps.

This week I got a recipe out of Belinda Jefferies 'Mix & Bake'.  It is her Zucchini and Kumara Bread recipe. Again I have changed it a little because of what I had in my cupboard.

* Heat oven to 180 C. And butter 2 loaf tins.
* Whisk 260g plain flour, 200g wholemeal flour, 2 & 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon, 1 tsp nutmeg, 2 tsp baking powder, 1/2 tsp salt and a good handful of chia seeds (because they aregood for you) in a big bowl.
* Stir through 250g toasted walnuts and 300g dried cranberries
* Add 1 cup grated zucchini and a cup of grated sweet potato.  I think you could get away with just the zucchini only if you wanted
* In another bowl whisk 3 eggs, 110g castor sugar and 110g brown sugar
* Then add 125ml of rice bran oil, 125ml buttermilk and 2 tsp vanilla

* Mix the wet mix into the dry until just combined then divide into the 2 loaf tins
* Bake for about 50mins.  Check with a skewer that it comes out clean after stabbing the cake.

Two lovely loaves. We popped one in the frezzer for later

You can just make out the flecks of zucchini
The cake was nice. Quite moist. It tastes mostly of the cranberries, walnuts and spices and no so much of zucchini but it doesn't have to be the star everytime.... I think Belinda is right as she suggests it tastes better the next day, and the next.

Pop over to Garden Glut for more amazing zucchini recipes.

1 comment:

  1. I loved this one. I was hoping someone would post a 'bread'. I love vegetable breads and zucchini - a great candidate for such treatment. I will make this one!