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Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Carrot Zucchini Apple Bread

Carrot Zucchini Apple Bread | MomOnTimeout.com Delicious AND healthy! #zucchini #bread #recipe

Ingredients:

Bread:
  • 1 cup unsalted butter, melted
  • 2 cups granulatd sugar
  • 3 eggs, room temperature
  • ¼ cup fresh orange juice
  • 1 Tbls vanilla extract
  • 3¼ all-purpose flour
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 2½ tsp baking powder
  • ¾ tsp baking soda
  • 1 Tbls cinnmamon
  • pinch of ground cloves
  • pinch of ground nutmeg
  • 2 cups shredded carrots
  • 1 cup shredded zucchini (unpeeled)
  • 1 cup diced, peeled apple
  • ½ cup pecans, chopped (optional)
Frosting:
  • ½ cup cream cheese, softened (I use light)
  • ¼ cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 2 - 3 cups powdered sugar
  • 1-3 Tbls orange juice as needed
Directions:
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Grease and flour two 8x4 inch loaf pans.
  3. Blend butter, sugar, egg, orange juice, and vanilla together.
  4. Combine flour, salt, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, cloves, and nutmeg together.
  5. Fold dry ingredients into wet along with carrots, zucchini, apples, and pecans.
  6. Pour into prepared pans.
  7. Bake until golden brown, approximately 1 hour, or until loaves spring back when gently pressed with fingers.
  8. Let cool before icing.
Frosting:
  1. Cream together cream cheese and butter. Add in powdered sugar and continue mixing. Drizzle in orange juice until desired consistency is achieved.
  2. Frost bread and enjoy!
Source: momontimeout.com

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