Pumpkin Zucchini Bread

Pumpkin Zucchini Bread (Keto, Gluten Free)

If you haven’t yet tried pumpkin zucchini bread, you are missing out! This keto zucchini bread makes an absolutely delicious and healthy snack or dessert! Pumpkin bread is such a great treat for fall and winter when there is a plethora of pumpkins (and zucchini) to be used up!  And it is also keto friendly and gluten free!

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Pumpkin Zucchini Bread

Don't feel like this delicious pumpkin zucchini bread can only be enjoyed for snacktime though, I happen to love enjoying a slice (okay, maybe a couple of slices) of this pumpkin bread with my favorite cup of coffee for a decadent breakfast.

This recipe is also quite easy to make, so the next time you find yourself with some extra zucchini and/or pumpkin, you can make this! Talk about pumpkin goodness, yum! 

The best part is that this pumpkin zucchini bread is also gluten free and keto. So whether you eat low carb or not - everyone can enjoy this!

Pumpkin Zucchini Bread

What is Needed to Make Pumpkin Zucchini Bread?

In order to make this recipe, you really don't need too many supplies! Check out this list, which you probably already have at home and you are ready to go! 

Loaf Pan

Mixing Bowl

Mixer

Parchment Paper

How to Make Pumpkin Zucchini Bread

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F and line a 9-inch loaf pan with parchment paper (or, alternatively, you can use nonstick spray).  

In a large mixing bowl, add all of the ingredients except for the pumpkin seeds.  Blend until smooth. 

How to Make Pumpkin Zucchini Bread

Spread the mixture into the loaf pan and sprinkle with the pumpkin seeds. 

How to Make Pumpkin Zucchini Bread

Bake for 30-40 minutes or until cooked through and browned on top.  

Set aside to let the bread cool. Slice before serving. 

How to Make Pumpkin Zucchini Bread

Is Pumpkin Zucchini Bread Keto Friendly?

While typical zucchini bread would not be considered keto friendly, this recipe is! This keto zucchini bread has just 4 net carbs per serving.

This recipe makes 10 servings.  

​How Long Does it Take to Make This Keto Zucchini Bread?

Making this keto zucchini bread takes a max of 55 minutes! Just 15 minutes of prep time and 40 minutes of bake time. 

I like to think that this is my favorite time of year, but the truth is, I am very busy right now. I simply do not have time to put hours and hours into recipes very often, which is one reason why I love family favorite recipes like this.

Pumpkin Zucchini Bread

Tips for Making The Best Keto Zucchini Bread

​Add the Grated Zucchini to the Bowl Last

Mix all of the dry ingredients first, followed by the wet ingredients, and finally the grated zucchini. Adding the zucchini last tends to create a little less mess during the mixing process. 

Do Not Overcook

Be sure to pull the bread out of the oven at the right time. If it is overcooked, it will lose its moisture.

Alterations that Can Be Made to This Recipe

If you love this recipe, but you want to mix it up a bit, check out these great alterations you can make to this healthy pumpkin zucchini bread!

  • Add chocolate chips - Let's face it, chocolate makes everything better. Just be sure that they are keto friendly. 
  • ​Depending on your thoughts about pumpkin spice, you can adjust how much you add to your recipe to suit your tastes. 
  • Make mini loaves for a more personalized zucchini bread snack! I like this idea since you don't have to feel guilty about eating the entire loaf.  You can get mini loaf pans on Amazon.
  • Top it with a pat of butter and serve while still warm. So delicious! 
How to Make Pumpkin Zucchini Bread

How to Store Pumpkin Zucchini Bread Leftovers

If you find yourself with leftovers of this pumpkin zucchini bread, it tastes just as good to serve as leftovers. Here are some tips for storing your leftovers.

If you plan to enjoy the leftover bread in the next day or two, I have found that if you double wrap the bread before you place it in the fridge, it will keep it from becoming stale. The double wrapping holds in that sweet moisture that zucchini is so well known for. Technically you can store it on the countertop, but I happen to prefer the fridge method. 

If you want to store your leftovers longer term, you can! Place the leftover bread in an air-tight container or tightly sealed freezer bag and store it in your freezer for up to 3 months. 

Fun Facts About Zucchini and Zucchini Bread

I thought we would do something a little bit different and look up some fun facts about zucchini and zucchini bread. Enjoy!

The largest zucchini ever grown was over 8 feet long.

The flowers from a zucchini plant are edible. 

​The pulp of fresh zucchini makes a great face mask

​Most zucchini plants produce between 6 and 10 pounds per plant.

Zucchini bread is considered an easy quick bread recipe. Quick bread, unlike regular bread, was not developed until the latter part of the 18th century. 

Other Keto Breads You Might Enjoy

Keto Cornbread

Homemade Keto Focaccia

Keto Flatbread

Yield: 10

Pumpkin Zucchini Bread

Pumpkin Zucchini Bread
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F and line a loaf pan with parchment paper.  
  2. In a mixing bowl, add all of the ingredients except for the pumpkin seeds.  Blend until smooth.  
  3. Spread the mixture into the loaf pan and sprinkle with the pumpkin seeds.  
  4. Bake for 30-40 minutes or until cooked through and browned on top.  
  5. Set aside to cool and slice before serving. 

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Nutrition Information:

Yield:

10

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 248Total Fat: 18gSaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 14gCholesterol: 62mgSodium: 140mgCarbohydrates: 9gNet Carbohydrates: 5gFiber: 4gSugar: 2gProtein: 9g

Nutrition is calculated using a third party plug-in. It is best to always validate!

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