From the kitchen of Grandma Margaret
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Contains nuts, Good for parties/potlucks, Travels well
1 cup salad oil
2 cups sugar
2 teaspoons vanilla
2 cups zucchini, coarsely shredded
1 can (8.5 ounce) crushed pineapples, drain well
3 cups flour
2 teaspoon soda
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
3/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1 cup walnuts, finely chopped
1 cup raisins
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Butter and flour 2 9x5 loaf pans.
With rotary mixer, beat eggs to blend. Add salad oil, sugar and vanilla.
Continue beating mixture until thick and foamy. With a spoon, stir in zucchini (slowly) and pineapple.
Measure raisins into small saucepan. Cover with boiling water. Let stand 5 minutes, then drain.
Combine all-purpose flour, soda, salt, baking powder, cinnamon, nutmeg, walnuts and raisins; stir dry ingredients gently into zucchini mixture just until blended.
Divided the batter equally between 2 pans.
Bake for 1 hour, or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean.
Cool in pans 10 minutes; turn out on wire racks to cool thoroughly.
Great!!!! This bread is light and moist. I love the combination of pineapple and raisins. The crust is light and crisp, not to crispy, just right.