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Healthy Zucchini Bread Recipe With Applesauce

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This healthy zucchini bread recipe with applesauce is low-calorie and low-fat. It’s a delicious way to enjoy bread with added vegetables. Only 111 calories per serving.

low calorie zucchini bread

One of the most popular quick breads is zucchini bread. It is made with fresh zucchini and comes out so moist. It’s perfect for breakfast, a snack, or even a dessert!

This healthy zucchini bread recipe with applesauce makes two loaves of bread. The applesauce and honey sweeten the bread and eliminate the need for granulated sugar. Enjoy one loaf now and freeze one for later!

low calorie zucchini bread

What is zucchini?

Zucchini, also referred to as courgette, is a long and narrow summer squash.

Do I need to peel zucchini for zucchini bread?

You don’t have to peel zucchini to make zucchini bread. All you need to do is wash the zucchini thoroughly and grate the whole zucchini.

How many calories are in zucchini?

One small zucchini has 20 calories. One medium zucchini has 33 calories. One large zucchini has 54 calories.

low calorie zucchini bread

Why you’ll love this recipe

  • Lower in calories than traditional zucchini bread
  • A quick bread that is made in about an hour
  • Perfect for breakfast, a snack, or a quick dessert
  • Made with applesauce and honey to sweeten the bread
low calorie zucchini bread

Ingredients 

What you’ll need to make this recipe.

  • All purpose flour
  • Baking powder
  • Baking soda
  • Salt
  • Skim milk
  • Egg white
  • Applesauce
  • Pure honey
  • Grated zucchini
low calorie zucchini bread

How to make this recipe

1 – Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Spray two bread pans with nonstick baking spray, set aside.

2 – In a large mixing bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt.

3 – In a separate large mixing bowl, combine the milk, egg white, applesauce, honey and zucchini.

zucchini bread dough in a mixing bowl

4 – Gradually mix the wet ingredients and the dry ingredients together. Pour batter into the bread pan and bake for 1 hour.

zucchini bread dough in glass bread pans

5 – Let cool and slice each loaf into 9 slices.

How do I store zucchini bread?

Wrap zucchini bread in plastic wrap, aluminum foil, or place in an airtight container. The zucchini bread will last for about 2-3 days at normal room temperature, and up to a week by refrigerating it.

Can I freeze zucchini bread?

Yes! Wrap zucchini bread tightly in plastic wrap or place in an airtight container. The zucchini bread will maintain best quality for about 2 to 3 months in the freezer.

Calories per serving (1 bar): 111

Yield: 18 Servings

Healthy Zucchini Bread Recipe With Applesauce

sliced zucchini bread on a cutting board

This healthy zucchini bread recipe with applesauce is low-calorie and low-fat. It's a delicious way to enjoy bread with added vegetables. Only 111 calories per serving.

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tbsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup skim milk
  • 1 egg white, beaten
  • 1/2 cup applesauce
  • 1/2 cup pure honey
  • 2 1/2 cups grated zucchini

Instructions

1. Preheat the oven to 350°. Spray two bread pans with nonstick baking spray, set aside.

2. In a large mixing bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt.

3. In a separate large mixing bowl, combine the milk, egg white, applesauce, honey and zucchini.

4. Gradually mix the wet ingredients and the dry ingredients together. Pour batter into the bread pan and bake for 1 hour.

5. Let cool and slice each loaf into 9 slices.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

18

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 111Total Fat: 0gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 297mgCarbohydrates: 24gFiber: 1gSugar: 9gProtein: 3g

Nutritional information is only an estimate. The accuracy of the nutritional information for any recipe on this site is not guaranteed.

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