Orange Scented Pumpkin Zucchini Bread
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Recipe type: Baking/Dessert
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Ingredients
  • 2 cups white whole wheat flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp baking powder
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pumpkin pie spice
  • ¾ cup pumpkin puree
  • 1 cup zucchini shredded and all liquid drained through a paper towel or cloth
  • zest of one orange
  • 2 tsp fresh orange juice
  • 2 eggs (whisked)
  • ½ cup melted butter
  • ½ cup light brown sugar
  • ¼ cup cane sugar (add another ¼ cup if you like it sweeter)
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • option to top with fresh orange slices (must be paper thin slices and juice drained by patting between 2 paper towels)
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 F.
  2. Grease a 9" x 5" loaf pan.
  3. In a large bowl combine the dry ingredients: flour, baking soda, powder, salt and spices.
  4. Gently whisk together.
  5. In another medium bowl, combine the wet ingredients: butter, eggs, sugar and vanilla.
  6. To the wet ingredients stir in the pumpkin puree and zucchini.
  7. Pour the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients and gently fold the mixture together until all combined.
  8. Pour the mixture into the loaf pan.
  9. Sprinkle additional sugar or orange slices to top if desired.
  10. Bake for about 55-65 min until center is cooked through (test with a toothpick).
Recipe by The Hanging Spoon at http://thehangingspoon.com/orange-scented-pumpkin-zucchini-bread/