Ella Bella’s Healthy Summer Squash Bread

A great alternative for dessert. This recipe evolved from a zucchini bread recipe.


2 loaves


3 eggs 2 cups sugar 2 cups summer squash, shredded ¼ cup vegetable oil ¾ cup applesauce 1 Tablespoon vanilla 1½ cups flour 1½ cups wheat flour 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon baking powder 2 teaspoons cinnamon ½ teaspoon nutmeg ¼ teaspoon cloves ½ cup golden raisins ½ cup chopped nuts (optional)

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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.