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Matcha Zucchini Bread

Zucchini Matcha Bread

A springtime twist on traditional zucchini bread

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 25 minutes
Servings 10

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups AP flour
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 2 tsps matcha powder
  • 1 tsps cinnamon
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 2 egg whites, lightly beaten
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup grated zucchini

Filling

  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp matcha

Streusel

  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup AP flour
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 2 tbsp unsalted butter

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 325 degrees Fahrenheit.

  2. Spray a 9x5-inch loaf pan with Cooking spray.

  3. In a small bowl, whisk together the dry ingredients; flour, salt, baking soda, baking powder, matcha and cinnamon.

  4. In a large bowl, whisk together the wet ingredients; egg, egg whites, olive oil, sugar and vanilla extract.

  5. Slowly add the dry ingredients to the wet and mix until the batter is smooth. 

  6. Stir in the grated zucchini.

  7. Spread half of the batter in the bottom of the loaf pan.

  8. Sprinkle the top with the filling mixture, then add the remaining batter on top.

  9. Top the cake with the streusel mixture (combine all ingredients in a bowl first).

  10. Bake for 60 to 70 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the the center of the cake comes out clean.

  11. Let cool for 10 minutes before slicing.