Soft zucchini bread flavored with fresh lemon juice and topped with a sweet lemon icing. This Lemon Zucchini Bread will be one of your favorite zucchini bread recipes.
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Lemon Zucchini Bread

Soft zucchini bread flavored with fresh lemon juice and topped with a sweet lemon icing. This Lemon Zucchini Bread will be one of your favorite zucchini bread recipes.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time50 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Bread
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Lemon Zucchini Bread
Servings: 10 servings
Calories: 243kcal

Ingredients

Bread

  • 1 1/2 cups grated zucchini
  • 1 1/2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 large eggs beaten
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 tbsp lemon juice
  • zest of 1 1/2 lemons

Lemon Glaze

  • 2/3 cup powdered sugar
  • zest of 1/2 lemon
  • 1-2 tbsp lemon juice

Instructions

Bread

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease an 8.5 x 4.5 with butter, or spray with cooking spray.
  • In a large bowl, stir together flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt, brown sugar, and sugar.
  • Then, stir in zucchini, vegetable oil, eggs, vanilla, 3 tbsp of lemon juice and zest of 1.5 lemons. Stir again until well combined. Pour into prepared baking pan.
  • Bake for 50-55 minutes, or until knife inserted into center of loaf comes out clean.
  • Remove from oven and let cool completely before removing from pan.

Glaze

  • In a small bowl, stir together powdered sugar and lemon zest. Stir in lemon juice, 1/2 tbsp at a time, until desired consistency and taste is reached.
  • Pour glaze over top of bread. Save some to use on individual slices, just before serving, as desired.

Nutrition

Calories: 243kcal | Carbohydrates: 39g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 33mg | Sodium: 189mg | Potassium: 157mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 24g | Vitamin A: 118IU | Vitamin C: 9mg | Calcium: 27mg | Iron: 1mg