Cinnamon Chip Zucchini Bread

I was so surprised to see some pretty good looking zucchini on sale at my grocery store (in the middle of winter!) and I just could not pass it up. I wanted to make a squash casserole to go with our dinner and had a bit of extra zucchini left over.   I decided to combine the bag of cinnamon chips in our pantry with my favorite zucchini bread recipe and made a delicious sweet bread.

Our favorite recipe comes from an old Betty Crocker cook book and I just love how easy it all comes together.  


3 cups shredded zucchini
1 2/3 cup sugar
2/3 cup vegetable oil
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
4 eggs
3 cups all purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon ground loves
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

I preheated my oven to 350 and moved the rack to the lower part of my oven so that the tops of pans would be in the center.  I then sprayed 2 loaf pans with non stick cooking spray and set them aside.

In the stand mixer I combined all the ingredients in the order listed; making sure to mix well after each addition.  Then I gently folded in the cinnamon chips and scraped down the sides of the bowl.

I poured the batter evenly into the two pans and set them in the oven for 1 hour and 20 minutes; checking to make sure that a toothpick inserted into the middle came out clean.

Then I set them in the pans to cool.  After 20 or so minute I ran a knife around all the edges and loosened the bread from the pans.  Then I set both loaves back on the rack to cool completely.

Once cooled we sliced and enjoyed! The cinnamon chips added a really nice punch of flavor and a bit of a crunchy/ chewy texture that I just loved!

My youngest son (who would not normally eat zucchini bread) even enjoyed a delicious slice of this bread.

Look at those sugary cinnamon-y pockets of flavor!  YUM!

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    1. You're welcome! It was so so good I have it on my menu to make again next week. It was perfect for breakfast.

  2. I have never heard of cinnamon chips, but I know I'm going to have to find some! What a delicious sounding bread! Thanks for sharing at the What's for Dinner party. Hope your week ahead is amazing!

    1. I never had either but I happened to spy them out of the corner of my eye in the baking aisle and they just called out to me! I love cinnamon.

  3. Oh man, this sounds amazing. I love cinnamon and I had no idea that cinnamon chips even existed! I'll be looking for those tomorrow at the grocery store!

    1. They are so amazing and I am definitely buying a couple more bags; they'd be great in snickerdoodles, pancakes, waffles, oh the list is just endless.

  4. My preferred type of bread with lots of veggies and easy. Yummy!

  5. Your Cinnamon Chip Zucchini Bread looks so good, I am ready for some great Zucchini Bread! Thanks so much for sharing your post with us for our special St. Patrick's Day Full Plate Thursday! Have a great week and come back soon.
    Miz Helen

    1. I just LOVE zucchini; in pretty much anything and everything.


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