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Cucumber Nut Bread

Cucumber Nut Bread Recipe

Description

If you love zucchini bread, give this version that uses shredded cucumber a try. It's a great use for those big cucumbers lurking in your garden.

Ingredients

  • cooking spray
  • 2 cups peeled, seeded, and shredded cucumber
  • 3 large eggs eggs
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 cups white sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup coarsely chopped pecans
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon baking powder
  • ⅛ teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • ⅛ teaspoon ground cloves

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). Spray 2 5x9-inch loaf pans with cooking spray.
  2. Place shredded cucumbers into a colander and let drain for about 30 minutes.
  3. Stir eggs, vegetable oil, sugar, vanilla extract, drained cucumber, and pecans together in a large bowl. Whisk flour, cinnamon, baking soda, salt, baking powder, nutmeg, and cloves in a separate bowl. Stir dry ingredients into the cucumber mixture until batter is thoroughly combined. Spoon batter into prepared loaf pans.
  4. Bake loaves in the preheated oven until lightly browned and a toothpick inserted into the center of each loaf comes out clean, 50 minutes to 1 hour. Let loaves cool in pans for 10 minutes before removing from pans to finish cooling on wire racks.

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Nutritional Information

Cucumber Nut Bread

Servings Per Recipe: 12
Calories: 491.1
% Daily Value *
protein: 12 %
carbohydrates: 19 %
exchange other carbs:
dietary fiber: 9 %
sugars:
fat: 41 %
saturated fat: 17 %
cholesterol: 16 %
vitamin a iu: 2 %
niacin equivalents: 24 %
vitamin b6: 4 %
vitamin c: 1 %
folate: 17 %
calcium: 3 %
iron: 11 %
magnesium: 8 %
potassium: 4 %
sodium: 9 %
thiamin: 32 %
calories from fat:
percent of calories from carbs:
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percent of calories from protein:
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*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
**Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
(-)Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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