Snickerdoodle Zucchini Bread

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This easy snickerdoodle zucchini bread recipe makes two loaves of snickerdoodle bread. Each slice is moist, tasty, cinnamon-sweet, and oh-so filling.

Snickerdoodle Zucchini Bread

Zucchini is a difficult word to spell, let me just start with that. It’s that crazy veggie that everyone grows, knowing full well it will multiply like fishes and loaves come harvest time and we’ll have it running out our ears, which causes us to run for more zucchini recipes. Well boy howdy, I’m here to be your best friend!

This snickerdoodle zucchini bread is pretty simple and straightforward and the recipe makes two loaves. It’s cinnamony, sweet, dense, and moist. If your family balks at the name, just drop the “zucchini” and call it “snickerdoodle bread”. It’s all in how you present it.

If you can limit yourself to one slice, it can be a treat if you want a snickerdoodle bread that has lower carbs than a typical recipe. 

While we’re on the topic of zucchini recipes, check out my other zucchini bread recipe, stuffed zucchini boats, low-carb baked zucchini fries, or make a big bowl of zucchini and squash. Now let’s get baking!

Recipe Ingredients

  • Vegetable oil (I like to use coconut oil, unrefined if you like the coconut taste and refined if you don’t)
  • Eggs
  • Granulated sugar
  • Vanilla extract
  • All-purpose flour (you can use almond or coconut flour too if you like.  Will be a bit more dense)
  • Cinnamon
  • Baking soda
  • Baking powder
  • Salt
  • Zucchini

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loaf of snickerdoodle zucchini bread

How to Make Snickerdoodle Zucchini Bread

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease and flour two standard-sized loaf pans and set them aside.
  2. In a large bowl, beat the oil, eggs, sugar, and vanilla extract until well combined.
  3. In a separate bowl, combine the flour, cinnamon, baking soda, baking powder, and salt, and whisk to combine.
  4. Pour the flour mixture into the egg mixture and beat again until fully mixed. The batter will be thick.
  5. Shred your zucchini with one of these shredders, add to mixture and beat once more until incorporated.
  6. In a small bowl, combine the topping ingredients.
  7. Pour half the batter into the prepared pans and sprinkle with 1/2 of the cinnamon sugar mixture.
  8. Cover with the remaining batter and sprinkle with the remaining cinnamon and sugar.
  9. Bake at 350 degrees for 45-50 minutes or until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean. Allow the bread to cool before slicing. The serving size is 1 slice.
Enjoy this easy-to-make and yummy to taste snickerdoodle zucchini bread.

sliced snickerdoodle zucchini bread

 
Storage

This may be one of the best parts, but when stored in an airtight container in the fridge, snickerdoodle bread will last for at least a week. It also freezes so well, for up to 4 months. Just make sure you store slices in a freezer-safe container or double-wrapped to avoid freezer burn. This is another option I like for an airtight containers. 

sliced snickerdoodle zucchini bread

Recipe Notes

  • Substitute the baking powder for cream of tartar to give the snickerdoodle zucchini bread a lighter and more cake-like texture. You can also add 1/4 teaspoon to your topping ingredients.
  • You can use almond or coconut flour too to make it gluten free.
  • To decrease the sugar content even more you can use Swerve or other sugar substitutes instead of regular sugar.
  • As you probably know by now, I’m a big fan of coconut oil. In this instance, its light and sweet taste really help make this bread taste like a snickerdoodle cookie.
  • If you want, adapt this recipe and bake your bread in a smaller loaf pan or muffin pan. Your cooking time will reduce to about 25 minutes for both, but double-check at the 20-minute mark.
  • If you want to up the cinnamon taste of the bread, fold 1 1/2 cups of cinnamon chips into the batter after you add the grated zucchini.

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Snickerdoodle Zucchini Bread

This easy snickerdoodle zucchini bread recipe makes two loaves of snickerdoodle bread. Each slice is moist, tasty, cinnamon-sweet, and oh-so filling.
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour 20 minutes
Course: Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: bread
Servings: 2 loaves
Calories: 110kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 3/4 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon allspice
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups zucchini about 1 large zucchini, grated

Topping

  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease and flour two standard-sized loaf pans and set them aside.
  • In a large bowl, beat the oil, eggs, sugar, and vanilla extract until well combined.
    1 cup vegetable oil, 3 eggs, 1 3/4 cups granulated sugar, 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • In a separate bowl, combine the flour, cinnamon, allspice, baking soda, baking powder, and salt, and whisk to combine.
    3 cups all-purpose flour, 2 teaspoons cinnamon, 1/2 teaspoon allspice, 1 teaspoon baking soda, 1/2 teaspoon baking powder, 1 teaspoon salt
  • Pour the flour mixture into the egg mixture and beat again until fully mixed. The batter will be thick. Add zucchini and beat once more until incorporated.
    2 cups zucchini
  • In a small bowl, combine the topping ingredients.
    1 teaspoon cinnamon, 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • Pour half the batter into the prepared pans and sprinkle with 1/2 of the cinnamon sugar mixture.
  • Cover with the remaining batter and sprinkle with the remaining cinnamon and sugar.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 45-50 minutes or until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean. Allow the bread to cool before slicing. The serving size is 1 slice.

Nutrition

Serving: 1slice | Calories: 110kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 1.2g | Fat: 5g | Fiber: 0.5g | Sugar: 9.5g
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114 Comments

  1. Looks delicious, but I'[m surprised it doesn’t have cream of tartar in it since it is called snickerdoodle zucchini bread.

  2. 5 stars
    Hi I just made this and it turned out delicious! I have 1 question though how long can I wait to have it out for family to grab before storing in the fridge?

  3. My topping did not turn out crunchy. The granulated sugar in the topping was still granulated after cooking which then made it really messy to eat. It still tasted fantastic. But, what did I do wrong?

    1. It’s really hard to say without me being right there looking over your shoulder when you are making the recipe. Possibly the heat wasn’t high enough as all ovens are a little different in their temperature settings. I am so glad it tasted wonderful though!

  4. 5 stars
    I’ve used this recipe so many times, it’s definitely become a family favorite. It turns out great every time and it’s so simple.

  5. 2 stars
    I made this last night. Not my favorite. Sorry.
    Its a denser, drier batter normal zucchini bread, reacts, looks, and taste like more of a cake.
    I added loaf coconut dates and flax seed just see what happen. Actually that was better flavor however dense drier more cake like.
    Was it bad…no. Was it great…no.
    Will I make again…probably not.
    Glad see some people like it. Each own.

  6. 5 stars
    I recommend wringing/squeezing as much water out of the zucchini as possible. I do this for all my zucchini bread recipes and it makes the bread much better. Major kudos for thinking to combine snickerdoodles with zucchini bread.

  7. 5 stars
    This is absolutely delicious. It’s exactly what I need for the end of summer when I’m having a hard time eating all of the zucchini coming out of my garden. Once I’m done with all the zucchini, I’m planning on trying this recipe with the brown bananas that always seem to be on my counter. Thank you for this delicious recipe!

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