Zucchini Carrot Apple Pecan Bread
I recently came across this recipe on pinterest and just knew I had to try it! I made a few modifications and halved the recipe because we really don’t need to be eating two whole loaves of bread, but you can always double it back up if you want.
Half a cup of butter
1 cup of sugar
1/8th cup of orange juice
1/2 tablespoon of vanilla extract
1 1/2 cup of whole wheat flour
1/4 teaspoon of salt
1 teaspoon of baking powder
1/2 teaspoon of baking soda
1 tablespoon of pumpkin pie spice (Or any combination of spices really!)
1 cup of shredded carrots
1 cup of shredded zuccini
1 half cup of diced apple
1 half cup of chopped pecans
Shred the zucchini and carrots in a food processor or with a grater, dice the apple and the pecans if needed and set aside.
Soften the butter and cream it with the sugar, then add the egg, vanilla and orange juice.
Mix the dry ingredients together in a separate bowl, then add them to the wet ingredients and add the veggies.
Once everything is mixed together, scoop it into a greased bread pan and bake at 350 until done, approximately 50 minutes.
Once it has had time to cool, slice into it an enjoy!
I really liked this bread, the colored veggies were pretty and gave it an interesting texture and a yummy flavor! I would definitely bake this again.
Does anyone else’s kitchen turn into a disaster zone when they’re done baking? I can’t seem to help but make a giant mess! It’s all part of the fun though.