Monday, November 09, 2009

Prize-Winning Zucchini Cranberry Bread

3 tablespoons butter, softened
1 cup sugar
2 large eggs
1 tablespoon grated orange rind
1 (16 9oz,) can whole-berry cranberry sauce
1-1/2 cups unsifted whole wheat flour
1-1/2 cups unsifted all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
2 teaspoons baking powder
1-1/2 cups coarsely grated zucchini
1 cup walnuts, coarsely chopped

Heat oven to 350°. Grease and flour a 9x5-inch loaf pan or two 8x4-inch pans. In a medium sized bowl, beat butter, sugar, and eggs until fluffy. Stir in orange rind and cranberry sauce. Measure flours, baking soda and baking powder into the butter mixture. Fold in just until combined. Fold in zucchini and walnuts. Turn into baking dish/es. Bake until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean, about 90 minutes for a large loaf or 6 minutes for small loaves. Cool on wire racks.

Another great Easy Recipe

Love At Home

There is beauty all around
When there's love at home.
There is joy in every sound
When there's love at home.

Roses bloom beneath our feet,
All the earth is a garden sweet,
Making life a bliss complete,
When there's love at home.

-- John Hugh McNaughton (1829-1891)