Lemon Glazed Zucchini Bread

RECIPE for the BEST fluffy and moist Lemon Glazed Zucchini Bread!   There’s 2 cups of grated fresh zucchini baked into this easy to make beautiful bread. On top there’s a lemon powdered sugar glaze frosting!

Zucchini Bread Recipe

Do you grow zucchini in the garden? If you do, you might be thinking “What new recipe should I try?”.  Well look no further, you need to make this Lemon Glazed Zucchini Bread!
The Best Zucchini Bread Recipe

Best Zucchini Bread Recipe

First, this dessert bread is incredibly easy to make.  It will only take you about 10 minutes to mix together the ingredients and then it will bake for 60 minutes.  The result is a soft and moist Zucchini Bread that will knock your socks off!

This Lemon Glazed Zucchini Bread is not overwhelming with zucchini or lemon either.  If anything, they just enhance a already delicious bread recipe.  I love that the zucchini adds small beautiful green specks to the bread!

RECIPE for the BEST fluffy and moist Lemon Glazed Zucchini Bread!   There's 2 cups of grated fresh zucchini baked into this easy to make beautiful bread. On top there's a lemon powdered sugar glaze frosting!

Zucchini Bread Ingredients

For this delicious zucchini bread you will need:

  • 3 eggs well beaten
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 cups raw grated zucchini peeled & seeded
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 3 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking power

For the lemon glaze you will need:

  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1-2 teaspoons lemon juice depending on your taste
  • 1 tablespoon milk

RECIPE for the BEST fluffy and moist Lemon Glazed Zucchini Bread!   There's 2 cups of grated fresh zucchini baked into this easy to make beautiful bread. On top there's a lemon powdered sugar glaze frosting!

How to grate zucchini for zucchini bread

Grating zucchini is easy, all you need is a grater.  

Watch this quick video for full instructions on how to grate zucchini.

 

 

How to Make Lemon Glaze Frosting:

The glaze on top is one of my all time favorites for breads and cookies.  It’s a simple vanilla glaze made with powered sugar, lemon juice and a splash of milk.   It pours onto the bread beautifully and gives it such a gorgeous look.  I use this glaze all the time, including on my favorite Christmas Cookies

RECIPE for the BEST fluffy and moist Lemon Glazed Zucchini Bread!   There's 2 cups of grated fresh zucchini baked into this easy to make beautiful bread. On top there's a lemon powdered sugar glaze frosting!

This is a perfect bread for breakfast, or dessert.  It makes the ultimate treat for group get togethers, like pot lucks and church dinners.   I’ve even had a reader tell me they entered it in a baking contest and won a prize!   Basically what I’m saying is you need to try this bread!

RECIPE for the BEST fluffy and moist Lemon Glazed Zucchini Bread!   There's 2 cups of grated fresh zucchini baked into this easy to make beautiful bread. On top there's a lemon powdered sugar glaze frosting!

What to do with so much zucchini?

Make this Zucchini Bread recipe! 

If you have too much zucchini in your garden right now, or you saw a good sale at the farmers market… or heck, you’re just in the mood for zucchini bread then please give this recipe a try!  I think you’ll love it!

If you have leftover zucchini, make my zucchini tots – they’re like veggie nuggets! 

Baking With Vegetables

Looking for more baking recipes that include vegetables?  I have plenty!

Cucumber Bread 

Cucumber Cookies

Kidney Bean Brownies

 Zucchini Chocolate Chip Cookies

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RECIPE for the BEST fluffy and moist Lemon Glazed Zucchini Bread!   There's 2 cups of grated fresh zucchini baked into this easy to make beautiful bread. On top there's a lemon powdered sugar glaze which everyone will love! 

Lemon Glazed Zucchini Bread

RECIPE for the BEST fluffy and moist Lemon Glazed Zucchini Bread!   There's 2 cups of grated fresh zucchini baked into this easy to make beautiful bread. On top there's a lemon powdered sugar glaze which everyone will love! 

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword lemon bread, lemon frosting, zucchini bread
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings 24
Calories 225 kcal

Ingredients

For bread

  • 3 eggs well beaten
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 cups raw grated zucchini peeled & seeded
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 3 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking power

For glaze

  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1-2 teaspoons lemon juice depending on your taste
  • 1 tablespoon milk

Instructions

For the bread

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease two 8 1/2" loaf pans and line with parchment paper that extends a few inches above the rim on the long side of the pan. Grease the parchment paper..
  2. With a mixer, beat the eggs, oil and sugar together. Add in the zucchini, vanilla and lemon extract and combine until incorporated.
  3. In a separate bowl stir together the dry ingredients.
  4. Add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients until just moistened.
  5. Bake for 60 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.

For the glaze

  1. Add powdered sugar, lemon juice and milk in a bowl.  Stir until combined.

  2. Pour the glaze on top of the bread, letting it drizzle over the sides. 

Recipe Notes

This makes 2 loaves

 

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