Garden Zucchini Cheese Bread with Jalapeño Honey Butter

Meal details

Who doesn’t love warm baked quick breads, especially when made with Canadian cheese, and if it’s slightly sweet and spicy, it’s all the better! This simple recipe can definitely be made ahead of time, but it’s much more delectable the moment it comes out of the oven with the Jalapeño Honey Butter spread over top so it melts into all the right spots!
Course
Prep-time
Cooking Time
Yields
Appetizer
35 min
45-55 min
about 12 slices each (24 slices)
Ingredients
Metric
Imperial
1. Zucchini
500 g
1 lb
2. All-purpose flour
750 mL
3 cups
3. Baking powder
10 mL
2 tsp
4. Ground cinnamon
10 mL
2 tsp
5. Baking soda
1 mL
1/4 tsp
6. Sea salt
1 mL
1/4 tsp
7. Unsalted butter melted and cooled
175 mL
3/4 cup
8. Packed brown sugar
125 mL
1/2 cup
9.shredded Bothwell Jalapeño Monterey Jack
250 mL
1 cup
10.diced Albert’s Leap Brie (¼ -inch/ 5 mm)
250 mL
1 cup
11. 2 eggs

Preparation

Note: Preheat oven to 350°F (180°C). Butter two 8 x 4-inch (1.5 L) loaf pans and set aside. Cut zucchini lengthwise in half. Use a spoon to scrape out seeds; discard seeds. Grate zucchini on the coarse side of a box grater; measure out 2-1/3 cups (575 mL) and set aside. In a large bowl, whisk together, flour, baking powder, cinnamon, baking soda, and salt. In a medium bowl, whisk together eggs, butter and sugar; pour over dry ingredients and sprinkle with zucchini, Jalapeno Monterey Jack and Albert’s Leap Brie. Stir just until moistened. Divide batter between prepared pans and smooth tops. Bake in preheated oven for 45 to 55 minutes or until cake tester inserted in center of loaves comes out clean and loaves are lightly browned. Let cool in pan on rack for 5 minutes. Slice and serve warm with Jalapeno and Honey Butter. Jalapeño Honey Butter: Meanwhile, in a small bowl, beat together butter, jalapeño, honey and salt.

Tips: If you like, stir in ½ cup (125 mL) chopped pecans, almonds or walnuts or ½ cup (125 mL) raisins or cranberries along with the zucchini and cheese. Try this recipe with your favourite Canadian Brie and Monterrey Jack (flavoured or not) for a different taste each time.

Nutritional Information Per Serving

Energy:
Protein:
Carbohydrates:
Fat:
Fibre:
Sodium
244 Calories
5 g
18 g
17 g
0.8 g
146 mg