Orange Zucchini Bread Recipe

INGREDIENTS:

Bread

4eggs

1 1⁄2cups sugar

3⁄4cup oil

2⁄3cup orange juice

2cups shredded unpeeled zucchini

3 1⁄4cups all-purpose flour

1 1⁄2teaspoons baking powder

1 1⁄2teaspoons baking soda

1teaspoon salt

2teaspoons grated orange rind

2 1⁄2teaspoons cinnamon

1⁄2teaspoon clove

1⁄2cup chopped nuts (optional)

Glaze

1cup powdered sugar

2 -3tablespoons orange juice

DIRECTIONS:

Preheat oven to 350°F.

Grease and flour bottoms only of two 8×4 or 9×5 loaf pans.

In large bowl, beat eggs until thick and lemon-coloured; gradually beat in sugar.

Add oil, orange juice and zucchini.

Stir in remaining bread ingredients; mix well.

Pour batter into prepared pans.

Bake at 350°F degrees for 45-55 minutes or until cake tester inserted in centre comes out clean.

Cool 10 minutes.

Remove from pans; cool slightly on a rack.

In small bowl, blend glaze ingredients; spread over warm loaves.

Cool completely on wire rack.

Wrap tightly and store in refrigerator.