Orange Zucchini Bread

INGREDIENTS

 Bread

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)

Glaze

1 cup powdered sugar

2 – 3tablespoons orange juice

DIRECTIONS

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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