Zucchini-Pineapple Bread

Submitted by:

Dietary Interest:: vegetarian, low cholesterol, low fat

Zucchini-Pineapple Bread

Yield:

1 loaf

Total Time:

1 Hour 16 Minutes

Print:

8.5x11

Difficulty:

Intermediate

Save to:

Recipe Book

Ingredients

  • 1 cup (120 g) whole wheat flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1/4 cup (60 ml) egg substitute or 1 large egg
  • 2/3 cup (130 g) granulated sugar or other sweetener, to taste
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/3 cup (65 g) canned crushed pineapple, well drained
  • 1 1/2 cups (190 g) zucchini chunks
  • 1/2 cup (60 g) chopped nuts
  • 1/2 cup (75 g) raisins

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (180°C). Spray an 8 1/2-inch x 4 1/2-inch (21.25-cm x 11.25-cm) loaf pan with cooking spray.
  2. Combine flour, baking soda, salt, baking powder, nutmeg, cinnamon, and allspice in a medium-size mixing bowl.
  3. Place egg, sugar, vanilla, pineapple, and zucchini into the Vitamix container and secure lid.
  4. Select Variable 1.
  5. Turn on machine and slowly increase speed to Variable 4.
  6. Blend for 10-15 seconds. Stop machine and remove lid.
  7. Add dry ingredients to the Vitamix container and secure lid.
  8. Select Variable 5.
  9. Blend for 20 seconds or until mixed, using the tamper to press the ingredients into the blades. Do not over mix.
  10. Stop machine. Gently stir in nuts and raisins by hand.
  11. Pour into prepared loaf pan. Bake for 60 minutes or until a knife inserted into the center comes out clean.

Variation: Use 3/4 cup (150 g) of wheat berries in place of whole wheat flour. Grind berries into flour using the Vitamix Dry Grains container for 1 minute on High prior to using in recipe.

This recipe has been written for the Vitamix 5200 with Standard 64-ounce container. If you are using a different Vitamix machine or container size, you may need to make adjustments to the Variable Speed, processing time, and/or ingredient quantities.

Nutritional Facts

Servings Size 1 slice

Amount Per Serving

 
Calories 106
Total Fat 3 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 132 mg
Total Carbohydrate 19 g
Dietary Fiber 2 g
Sugars 12 g
Protein 3 g