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Applesauce Zucchini Bread

Over the summer I was on a real zucchini kick, and kept on trying out different zucchini bread recipes. I was specifically trying to tweak and perfect a recipe in which you substitute applesauce for some of the vegetable oil to essentially make a low fat zucchini bread. This is tricky to balance, because it also adds sugar. However, an added benefit is that it makes a wonderfully moist bread. After months of experimenting, I think I finally figured it out. I took a loaf to a baby birthday party last month, and it got rave reviews. Give it a try and let me know what you think!

***Yields 2 short loaves or 1 full loaf***

Low Fat Applesauce Zucchini Bread 
***Wet ingredients***
1 c Sugar
1 c Applesauce
3 Eggs
1 tsp Vanilla extract
2 tsp Apple cider vinegar
1 tsp Lemon juice
1/2 c Vegetable Oil

(I recommend doing this to your own taste. I like a heavily spiced bread, so this is what I do.)
2 tsp Cinnamon
1 tsp Cardamon
2 tsp Lemon zest
1 tsp Grated ginger
1 tsp Salt

1 tsp Baking po…