Sweet Zucchini Butter Bread

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On a recent outing to our local farmer’s market I couldn’t resist buying a few extra-large zucchini from one of the venders for a $1 each. I knew when I bought them that I would be making zucchini bread with them.

Today’s recipe is made with butter and sugar. The bread is sweet and moist. I tell you these facts upfront because although I could have made these with healthier substitutes I chose not to for the sake of wanting to eat a small slice of sweet buttery zucchini bread that tasted as good as it looked.

Most days we eat pretty healthy but there are days when nothing else but a slice of sweet bread will do in the early afternoon with a cup of hot coffee. This is what I call a mom’s prerogative.

Although my kids know there is shredded zucchini baked in the bread, they don’t seem to mind one bit. In fact, if anything, they are a bit confused on how such delicious bread could also include zucchini.

This is not one of those sneaky vegetable recipes. Instead, I share with you a simple recipe that happens to include zucchini.

Next time you are at the market, pick yourself up a giant zucchini or two. After you bring it home, make yourself a cup of coffee and bake this bread. You’ll thank me for it. Enjoy!

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