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Dried Fruit and Walnut Zucchini Bread

Prep time 15 mins
Cook time 50 mins
Other time 1 hr, 30 mins
Yield 16 servings (serving size: 1 slice)

Ingredients

  • 1 cup packed dark brown sugar, divided
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon, divided
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1 cup packed shredded zucchini (about 1 large)
  • 3/4 cup low-fat buttermilk
  • 1/2 cup golden raisins
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon grated orange rind
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • Cooking spray

Nutrition Information

  • calories 169
  • fat 3.8 g
  • satfat 0.7 g
  • protein 3.6 g
  • carbohydrate 31.1 g
  • cholesterol 27 mg
  • iron 1.4 mg
  • sodium 235 mg
  • caloriesfromfat 20 %
  • fiber 1.0 g
  • calcium 89 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 350°.

  2. . Combine 2 tablespoons brown sugar, walnuts, and 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon in a small bowl. Set aside.

  3. . Lightly spoon flour into dry measuring cups; level with a knife. Combine flour, remaining brown sugar, remaining 3/4 teaspoon cinnamon, baking powder, and next 4 ingredients in a large bowl; make a well in center of mixture.

  4. . Combine zucchini and next 6 ingredients in a medium bowl; add to flour mixture. Stir just until moist.

  5. . Spoon batter into an 8 x 4-inch loaf pan coated with cooking spray. Sprinkle walnut mixture evenly over batter.

  6. . Bake at 350° for 50 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out almost clean. Cool 5 minutes in pan on a wire rack; remove from pan. Cool completely on wire rack.

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