Orange Zucchini Bread with Orange Glaze




  • 4 eggs
  • 1cups sugar
  • 3cup oil
  • 2cup orange juice
  • 2 cups shredded unpeeled zucchini
  • 1cups all-purpose flour
  • 12teaspoons baking powder
  • 12teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons grated orange rind
  • 1teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1teaspoon clove
  • 1cup chopped nuts (optional)


  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 – 3tablespoons orange juice


  • Preheat oven to 350°F.

  • Grease and flour bottoms only of two 8×4 or 9×5 loaf pans.

  • In large bowl, beat eggs until thick and lemon-coloured; gradually beat in sugar.

  • Add oil, orange juice and zucchini.

  • Stir in remaining bread ingredients; mix well.

  • Pour batter into prepared pans.

  • Bake at 350°F degrees for 45-55 minutes or until cake tester inserted in centre comes out clean.

  • Cool 10 minutes.

  • Remove from pans; cool slightly on a rack.

  • In small bowl, blend glaze ingredients; spread over warm loaves.

  • Cool completely on wire rack.

  • Wrap tightly and store in refrigerator.

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