Mom's Spiced Zucchini Bread

Mom's Spiced Zucchini Bread


"This zucchini bread recipe is super moist and super spicy, loaded with cinnamon, nutmeg, and cloves. I tried several recipes before I asked my mom for her recipe. I go to the farmers market every Saturday and get these huge zucchinis, and this is the perfect use for them. It reminds me of my childhood. The loaves can be frozen and are great as gifts. People love them."
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1 h 10 m servings 360 cals
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Original recipe yields 16 servings


  • Calories:
  • 360 kcal
  • 18%
  • Fat:
  • 17.3 g
  • 27%
  • Carbs:
  • 48.5g
  • 16%
  • Protein:
  • 4.5 g
  • 9%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 35 mg
  • 12%
  • Sodium:
  • 247 mg
  • 10%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Nutritional Information

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease two 9x5-inch loaf pans.
  2. Beat sugar, oil, eggs, and vanilla extract together in a bowl until smooth; fold in zucchini. Stir flour, cinnamon, salt, baking soda, nutmeg, baking powder, and cloves together in a separate bowl; gradually stir into sugar mixture until batter is mixed. Fold walnuts and raisins into the batter; pour into the prepared loaf pans.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted in the center of the bread comes out clean, about 50 minutes.


  • Cook's Note:
  • Any variety of nut can be substituted for walnuts, if desired.


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What gives this recipe its distinction from other zucchini bread recipes is, indeed, its "spiciness" - it includes three different spices, not just the typical cinnamon. I generally (not alw...

Delicious! We did add a little extra vanilla. We didn't have 2 loaf pans so we baked 1/2 the mix in a loaf pan and made muffins out of the other 1/2. We baked the muffins for about 20 minutes...

This recipe is absolutely delicious! I followed the exact recipe, thank you! I will be making this bread again!!

This is a very tasty zucchini recipe. I altered a couple of things: I used 1 cup of brown sugar and one cup of white and I replaced 1/2 of the oil with applesauce. I used only the raisins and...

Very good I made muffins with this recipe and didnt have clove so I used pumpkin pie spice also used dried cranberries instead of raisins. They were very moist and I will definately be makeing t...

I thought this was excellent even though I am picky about my zucchini bread, not too sweet but hearty, warm and treating. I think I am going to add some brown sugar next time though.

Very good, changed nothing and recipe is perfect the way it is written. Thank you

Pretty nice, rich taste. Also baked as muffins for 25 min. I used half AP flour and half WW flour. They have a brown color which is perfect for this spiced treat :)

These are very good. I used pumpkin pie spice because I didn't have any ground cloves and I used 1/2 white sugar and 1/2 brown sugar and substituted 2/3 cup of coconut oil for the vegetable oil....

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