Sunday, August 1, 2010

Gluten-Free Zucchini (Walnut or Chocolate Chips) Bread

It's has been awhile since my last post... I have put my baking on hold because I was busy with my other hobby. As some of you know or have seen my other blog. I am also enjoy knitting and designing knitwear. So for the past few months, I was busy getting a few projects completed for a quite a few publications. But here is not a place for knitting; it is a place for cooking and baking.

As my husband's garden in full bloom, zucchini is popping up everywhere.. so it's only appropriate that I baked some zucchini bread! So here it is...

Make a loaf

Preparation Time: 10 Minutes
Cook Time: 50-65 Minutes


  1. 1/2 stick of salted butter
  2. 1/4 cup of vegetable oil (optional)
  3. 3/4 cup of light brown sugar
  4. 1/4 cup of sugar
  5. 1 1/2 cup of Silkie Flour Mix (3/4 cup of  Brown Rice Flour, 1/4 cup white rice flour, 1/4 cup of Tapioca flour, 1/4 cup of corn starch and a little bit of potato starch)
  6. 2 eggs
  7. 1 1/4 tsp of xantham gum
  8. 1 tsp of baking powder
  9. 1/2 tsp of baking soda
  10. 1 tsp of ground cinniman
  11. 1/8 tsp of nutmeg
  12. 1/2 tsp of GF vanilla extract
  13. 1 1/2 cup of shredded zucchini
  14. 1/2 cup of chopped Walnut (optional) - with nuts version
  15. 1/2 cup of chocolate Chips (optional) - chocolate chips version
  16. 2 tbsp of light brown sugar for sprinkle on top (optional)

  1. Prehead oven to 350 degree, greased 1 8 by 4 by 2-inch loaf with oil spray or line the pan with parchment paper.
  2. Use mixer, cream butter and sugars until fluffy
  3. With mixer running, add egg and vanilla extract to the mixture
  4. Whisk flour mix, baking powder, baking soda, salt, xantham gum, nutmeg and cinniman together and add the dry ingredient to the wet ingredient in the mixer
  5. If the dough appears too dry, add 1/4 of vegatable oil
  6. Fold zucchini and walnut (optional - for nut version) or chocolate chips (optional - chocolate chips version) into the batter
  7. Pour batter into the prepared pan, if desires, spinkle a couple 2 tbsp brown sugar on top of the batter
  8. Bake for 55-65 mins until golden brown or skewer insert in the center comes out clean
  9. Let cool for 10 minutes before serve.
Happy Baking!