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Cheesy Zucchini Bread

Cheesy Zucchini Bread

Super cheesy Zucchini Bread that's quick to prepare and made without yeast
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time50 mins
Total Time1 hr 5 mins
Course: Dips
Cuisine: American, Mexican
Keyword: Cheesy Zucchini Bread, Zucchini
Servings: 8
Calories: 308kcal

Ingredients

ZUCCHINI AND CHEESE

  • 2 cup Grated zucchini , packed (2 medium / large zucchinis, 380g / 13 oz grated)
  • ¾ tsp Salt
  • 8 8 slices Swiss cheese (200g / 6.5 oz)

WET INGREDIENTS

  • 1 ¼ cup Milk  preferably low fat
  • ¼ cup Melted butter  unsalted
  • 2 tbsp Canola oil (or vegetable or other neutral flavoured oil)
  • 2 Eggs
  • 2 Small garlic cloves crushed
  • 1 tsp White vinegar

DRY INGREDIENTS

  • 2 ¼ cup Plain / all purpose flour
  • 2 tsp Baking powder 
  • ½ tsp Baking soda (bi-carb)
  • ½ tsp Salt

Instructions

  • Use a standard box grater to grate the zucchini. Place in bowl, sprinkle with salt, use fingers to disperse. Leave for 20 minutes.
  • Squeeze handfuls to remove excess water and place zucchini in a bowl. Set aside.
  • Preheat oven to 180C / 350F (all oven types).
  • Butter and line a loaf pan 
  • Place Dry ingredients in a bowl. Whisk to combine.
  • Place Wet Ingredients in a bowl. Whisk to combine.
  • Make a well in the centre of the Dry ingredients. Pour in Wet. Mix quickly until flour is incorporated
  • Quickly stir through zucchini.
  • Spread 1/3 of the batter in the loaf pan. Top with 4 slices of cheese.
  • Spread with batter, top with 4 slices of cheese, then finish with remaining batter. Smooth top.
  • Bake for 50 minutes or until a skewer inserted into the centre comes out clean.
  • Optional: Brush top with a bit of melted butter.
  • Cool in the pan for 10 minutes then transfer to rack to cool. Cool for at least 20 minutes before slicing.
  • Store in a container

Notes

  •  STORAGE: This bread will keep for 4 to 5 days in a container (doesn’t need to be airtight) and it will stay beautifully moist
  • Nutrition per serving, assuming 10 servings.

Nutrition Facts

1 servings per container

Serving Size145g


  • Amount Per ServingCalories308
  • % Daily Value *
  • Total Fat 18g 28%
    • Saturated Fat 7.8g 39%
    • Trans Fat 0.2g
  • Cholesterol 70mg 24%
  • Sodium 186mg 8%
  • Potassium 226mg 7%
  • Total Carbohydrate 25g 9%
    • Dietary Fiber 1.2g 5%
    • Sugars 0.9g
  • Protein 11g 22%

  • Vitamin A 19%
  • Vitamin C 10%
  • Calcium 24%
  • Iron 9.5%

* The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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Written by Lisa Yarde

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