There’s nothing quite like whipping up a loaf of homemade zucchini bread, slathering it with butter, and sitting down to enjoy it around the table with family and friends. I remember doing just that every summer of my childhood when my mom would make this exact recipe with ripe zucchinis. This time around, we were lucky enough to have a massive garden-grown zucchini from our employee’s garden and we munched on this loaf during our weekly team meeting. It’s been a favorite of my family’s for so long, I’m excited to finally share it with the Lime Ricki team – and you! I hope you have someone special to share it with, whether that’s your coworkers, family, or a couple close friends while you chat or watch the latest show on Netflix.

This homemade zucchini bread looks divine! | Summer recipes | Lime Ricki Blog

If you bake often, you should already have all the necessary ingredients – just head to your local farmer’s market to grab a fresh zucchini. Turn on your current favorite album, audiobook or podcast, slip on a cute apron, and get to baking!


• 1 cup sugar
• 1 cup brown sugar
• 3 eggs
• 1 cup oil
• 2 cups grated zucchini
• 3 tsp vanilla
• 3 cups flour
• 1 tsp salt
• 1 tsp baking soda
• 1/4 tsp baking powder
• 3 tsp cinnamon

This homemade zucchini bread looks divine! | Summer recipes | Lime Ricki Blog


Preheat oven to 325.  Combine sugar, brown sugar, eggs and oil in a bowl.  Add grated zucchini and vanilla.  Sift together dry ingredients and add to batter.  Stir to combine.  Pour batter into 2 greased loaf pans.  Bake for 1 hour or until knife inserted into center comes out clean.  Remove from loaf pans and cool on cooling rack.

This homemade zucchini bread looks divine! | Summer recipes | Lime Ricki Blog

Looking for more summery recipes? Try our watermelon & blackberry summer salad or our virgin pomegranate lime rickey drink! If you give our homemade zucchini bread a try, make sure to leave a comment and let us know how it turned out! We love to hear from you!


Author: Shannon

Say hello to Shannon, Lime Ricki's social media & marketing manager. Most days you can find her hiking the mountains, listening to as many podcasts as she can get her hands on, or trying out the new ramen place on the corner. She's passionate about Lime Ricki's mission and loves a good secret swimming hole to explore with her husband and pup.

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