How To Make A Lemon-Glazed Zucchini Bread

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Craving a sweet treat but don’t want to totally destroy your bathing-suit-friendly diet? Then we’ve got the dish for you: Lemon-Glazed Zucchini Bread! This easy quick bread comes together in a matter of minutes, and the simple lemon glaze adds just enough sweetness to make a bread perfect for breakfast, dessert, a snack, or an anytime-craving. Watch and learn how to make it, and give it a try immediately.

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LEMON-GLAZED ZUCCHINI BREAD


Serves 6 to 8
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 15 minutes

INGREDIENTS

Zucchini Bread

  • 2­¼ cups all-purpose flour
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 2 eggs
  • ¼ cup canola oil
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • ½ cup buttermilk
  • 2 cups shredded zucchini

Lemon Glaze

  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon milk

DIRECTIONS

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit (175 degrees Celsius). Grease a 9-inch-by-5-inch loaf pan and set aside.
  2. In a medium bowl, mix together the flour, salt, and baking powder. Set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, beat the eggs. Add the oil and sugar, and mix until well-blended.
  4. Add the lemon juice, zest, and buttermilk, stirring until well-combined. Fold in the zucchini.
  5. Add the dry mix to the wet mix, and stir until just combined.
  6. Pour the batter into the prepared loaf pan. Bake for 60 minutes, until browned and a knife inserted in the center comes out clean.
  7. In a small bowl, whisk together the ingredients for the glaze until smooth.
  8. Remove the bread from the loaf pan and while still warm, pour the glaze over top of the bread. Allow the glaze time to set up before cutting and serving.

So simple, and yet it tastes so delectable! This lemon glaze pairs perfectly with zucchini bread, don’t you think? Tell us if you give it a try and what you think!

Recipe adapted from Lil’ Luna