This really is the Best Zucchini Bread Recipe! It’s so easy to make and the result is a moist and delicious loaf that is the perfect afternoon snack or even a quick breakfast! 
If you love quick breads like cinnamon apple bread or cake mix banana bread, you will love this easy zucchini bread recipe! Grated zucchini and pumpkin pie spice are used to create this moist and delicious loaf!

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Zucchini Bread


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What Is Zucchini Bread?

Zucchini Bread is a quick bread that adds grated zucchini to the list of ingredients. Zucchini mimics and compliments the other flavors in the recipe so you really cannot tell it’s even there! Plus it keeps the loaf so incredibly moist.

It really is the perfect way to hide this healthy vegetable into a popular treat!

How to Make Zucchini Bread

  1. Grate zucchini and set aside. (If using frozen grated zucchini, drain and squeeze out any excess liquid)
  2. Combine all dry ingredients. Cream together eggs, butter, and sugar.
  3. Add the dry mixture and all remaining ingredients to the creamed mixture.
  4. Stir just to combine (don’t over mix) and bake! So easy!

Slices of zucchini bread with melted butter and a bite taken out of 1

Storing Zucchini Bread

After the bread has cooled store it in an airtight container, wrapped in plastic wrap, or placed in a zippered bag.

Stored this way you will be able to leave zucchini bread on your counter for 1-2 days, or in the fridge for about a week.

Can you freeze zucchini bread? Yes! It will last in your freezer for 3-4 months. That is of course if it doesn’t get devoured before then!

Pro Tips

To peel or not to peel? It will not affect the taste or texture, but if you want to hide the fact that there is zucchini in your loaf, then I would suggest peeling it.

How to grate zucchini for bread? Using the largest sized grater, just go to work on it! Your grated zucchini may be watery, so simply squeeze it out using a strainer or paper towel before adding to your recipe. You don’t want it to be too dry, but not sopping wet either!

Prep your pan! It’s a good idea to line your loaf pan with parchment paper. This makes removal of the loaf super easy once it cools!

Double it up! When all the baking mess is out, I like to double this easy zucchini bread recipe. Enjoy one fresh from the oven and pop the other into the freezer to enjoy later! Perfect for unexpected company, or to take along to a potluck or meeting!

Slices of zucchini bread with melted butter on a wooden cutting board

This really is the Best Zucchini Bread Recipe you will find. And it’s super easy to make so you will be happy making it again, and again…!

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Best Zucchini Bread Recipe

This really is the Best Zucchini Bread Recipe! It's so easy and makes the perfect afternoon snack for your family!
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 55 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Servings 12 servings
Author Holly



  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • In a large bowl cream together butter, sugar and eggs till fluffy.
  • In a medium bowl mix together the flour, salt, pumpkin pie spice, baking powder and baking soda.
  • Add the dry ingredients into the creamed mixture. Add vanilla, grated zucchini and nuts. Stir till just combined.
  • Bake for 45-50 minutes or until toothpick inserted comes out clean.
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Nutrition Information

Calories: 255kcal | Carbohydrates: 32g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 48mg | Sodium: 342mg | Potassium: 102mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 17g | Vitamin A: 297IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 25mg | Iron: 1mg

Nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.

Course Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine American

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  1. I get more compliments on this bread than anything else I make from my garden! This is my third summer using this recipe and we love it! Thank you!

    1. So happy to hear that Audra! It is the perfect way to use up those garden zucchini!

  2. 5 stars
    This is a really good recipe. I doubled the recipe and added a cup of applesauce to it. Instead of a loaf I made them into 24 muffins. Very moist 

    1. Hi Mimi, We have only made this recipe as listed. But let us know how it turns out if you try reducing/substituting the sugar!

  3. hi Holly,Love your recipes ! I put a can of ( drained ) crushed pineapple in my zucchini bread it is so moist !