carotte & courgette bread

oranges, zucchini, & lemons

the end result - particularly good toasted with a bit of butter & a side of fresh virginia peaches!

 grace’s carotte {carrot} & courgette {zucchini} bread:

2 1/2 c.  all purpose flour

1 c. whole wheat flour {* i used indian whole wheat – atta – flour}

1 T. baking powder

1 t. baking soda

1/2 t. salt

1/2 c. brown sugar

2 eggs

1 1/2 c. buttermilk

2 t. melted butter

1 c. coarsely shredded courgette {zucchini}

1 c. coarsely shredded carottes {carrots}

grated rind of 1 orange & 1 lemon

couple of shakes of cinnamon

preheat oven to 350 degrees. grease 1 loaf pan.

mix together flours, baking powder, soda, salt, pepper, and cinnamon. add remaining ingredients and stir well until everything is well blended. pour into loaf pan and bake for 1 1/4 hours or until cake is firm. cool 5 min. then let cool on a cooling rack.


* this recipe was inspired by one of my mother’s from a long time ago

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