Vegan Zucchini Bread

Vegan Zucchini Bread

By Butter Beans

As our food + garden summer camp comes to a close, our campers are creating their last recipes to add to their Butter Beans cookbooks.

Hands down, one of their favorite foods they've made at camp was the vegan zucchini bread. They ranted and raved about this quick bread, so we thought we'd share the delicious recipe with you!

Serving Size: 2 Prep Time: 15 mins Total Time: 1 hr


  • 6 Tbsp ground flax seed

  • ½ cup warm water

  • 2 cup turbinado or light brown sugar

  • ½ cup canola oil

  • ½ cup applesauce

  • 1 tsp vanilla

  • 2 ½ cup grated zucchini

  • 2 cup all-purpose flour

  • 1 cup whole-wheat flour

  • 1 Tbsp baking powder

  • ½ tsp baking soda

  • 1 tsp cinnamon

  • 2 tsp nutmeg

  • 1 tsp salt

  • 1 cup chocolate chips or raisins, optional


  1. Grease 2 loaf pans, preheat the oven to 350F.

  2. Mix together flax seeds with warm water, then add sugar, oil, applesauce, vanilla and beat well.

  3. Add grated zucchini, and stir until combined.

  4. In a separate bowl, sift together remaining dry ingredients.

  5. Add dry mixture to wet ingredients and stir until combined.

  6. Pour batter into pans and bake for 50-55 minutes. Makes 2 loaves.

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