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This bread can be kept in the freezer for 2 to 3 months.

Ingredients

3 eggs
3/4 cups cooking oil
1-1/2 cups sugar
2 cups chopped zucchini
2 teaspoons vanilla
3 cups flour
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon cinnamon
3/4 cup chopped nuts, any kind (optional)
3/4 cup raisins or cut up dates (optional)

Instructions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a large bowl, mix eggs, oil, sugar, zucchini and vanilla. In another large bowl, sift together the flour, salt, baking soda, baking powder and cinnamon and add to the egg mixture. Stir in the nuts and/or raisins or dates, if desired. Turn into 2 greased 8x4-inch loaf pans and bake for 50 to 60 minutes. Makes 2 medium loaves.

Kay Davis
Milan



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