Ella Bella’s Healthy Summer Squash BreadUser Submitted Recipe
A very sweet, moist loaf.
2 cups sugar
2 cups summer squash, shredded
1/4 cup vegetable oil
3/4 cup applesauce
1 Tablespoon vanilla
1 1/2 cups flour
1 ½ cups wheat flour
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon baking powder
2 teaspoons cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
1/4 teaspoon cloves
1/2 cup golden raisins
1/2 cup chopped nuts (optional)
Preheat oven to 325*.
Grease two 9 x 5 loaf pans, spray olive oil is a healthy choice.
Beat eggs until foamy.
Stir in wet ingredients: sugar, summer squash, oil, applesauce and vanilla.
Sift together dry ingredients: flour, wheat flour, salt, baking soda, baking powder, cinnamon, nutmeg, and cloves.
Gradually add to wet ingredients.
Fold in raisins and optional nuts.
Pour into prepared pans.
Bake for 60 - 80 minutes, or until tooth pick inserted in center comes out clean.
Cool for 10 minutes on cooling rack, then remove from pans.
Cool completely on rack before slicing.