Zucchini Grapefruit Loaf with Citrus & Lavender Glaze


Zucchini  Loaf

Zucchini Grapefruit Loaf with Citrus & Lavender Glaze


How is everyone doing this fabulous Saturday morning?

…. I am so excited today ….. my daughter from another mother is coming over & we will be making super secret Sweet Table that will be revealed to few of my friends tonight during my “Girls Night In”  party.

I will reveal it to all of you Sunday on my facebook page  so if you are still not following me ….. get on it …. otherwise you won’t get my updates!

Anyway …… before I burst from excitement  & spill the beans prematurely ….. let move on business at hand.


Today we are baking something yummy ….. easy ….. unusual ….. unique ….. & absolutely delicious ….



…. we are baking ZUCCHINI GRAPEFRUIT LOAF with CITRUS & LAVENDER GLAZE ….. are you rolling your eyes or thinking …..hmmmm ….interesting flavor combination ….?


Trust me ….. there were few skeptics in the family crowd when I announced my new recipe for ZUCCHINI GRAPEFRUIT LOAF with CITRUS & LAVENDER GLAZE….

….only until they tried it …. loved it ….. & keep bothering me to make some more.


Zucchini Loaf

Zucchini Grapefruit Loaf with Citrus & Lavender Glaze


I am sharing with you this recipe for ZUCCHINI GRAPEFRUIT LOAF in hopes that you will make it and give me a feedback …. an honest feedback …..

….. that’s how confident I am that this Zucchini loaf recipe will make it to the top of your recipe file.


Each Zucchini & Grapefruit loaf makes 12 slices/servings.


  • 2 cups Flour
  • 1,5 cup Whole Wheat Flour
  • 4 tsp Baking Powder
  • 4 Eggs
  • 1,5 cup Sugar
  • 1 cup Unsweetened Apple Sauce
  • 1 cup Buttermilk
  • 1 Grapefruit (juice & pulp)
  • 2 – 2,5 cups Zucchini (grated)

STEP 1: Preheat your oven to 350F. Grease 2 – 9″ loaf pans.

STEP 2: Beat together eggs and sugar until fluffy. Gradually on medium low speed beat in apple sauce, buttermilk, grapefruit juice and pulp.

STEP 3: In a large bowl whisk together flour, whole wheat flour and baking powder. Set is aside.

STEP 4: Mix grated zucchini into wet ingredients mixture.

STEP 5: Gently fold in dry ingredients mixture. Do not overmix.

STEP 6: Evenly divide zucchini batter into greased loaf pans and bake for 40-45 minutes. Allow it to cool for 10 minutes before removing zucchini loaves onto cooling rack.



Citrus & Lavender Glaze


  • 1,5 cup Icing Sugar
  • 1 tsp Lemon Juice
  • 3 Tbsp Grapefruit Juice w. Pulp
  • 1 tsp Edible Lavender

STEP 1: Mix all the ingredients together until you have smooth , but fairly thick glaze.

STEP 2: Pour or spread the glaze over completely cooled zucchini & grapefruit loaves.



It does sounds and looks delicious …… doesn’t it?

It also have way less sugar & fat then regular Zucchini loaf with glaze. You can leave out the glaze and lower the sugar & carbohydrates …. it still will taste delicious and moist.

If you are skipping the Citrus Glaze just add lavender into the Zucchini loaf batter before baking.


Zucchini Grapefruit Loaf

Zucchini Grapefruit Loaf with Citrus & Lavender Glaze


Do you have recipes for any unusual or unique loaves? Leave me a link in the comments or post it on my facebook. I would love to add it to my recipe file.


Don’t forget …. Keep Smiling …. Keep Cooking!



This recipe is linked to:

MANIC MONDAY @ Bobbi’s Kozy Kitchen





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13 Responses to “Zucchini Grapefruit Loaf with Citrus & Lavender Glaze”

  1. cakewhiz says:

    what a way to think outside the box! awesome combination of flavors… i am so curious to see how they would taste altogether coz this loaf looks so firm and moist!

  2. Hi Bibi…while I’m not rolling my eyes, I AM thinking what a unique flavor combination! I bet it is fantastic! It looks rich and moist and I imagine with a light sweet flavor! Hurray for ‘Girls Night In’!
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  3. Eftychia says:

    I like the flavor combination. Can I replace buttermilk with yogurt? I am not able to find buttermilk in Cyprus.
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  4. Thanks so much for sharing this on Manic Monday!!
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  5. Yenta Mary says:

    How unique and enticing! So many flavors, such brightness!
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  6. Cynthia L. says:

    This is an interesting combination! I think you are a great cook, so I will give it a try based on what you say! I will wait for my daughter to come home and we will make it together! We will think of you when we bake!

    Thank you for linking up to the In and Out of the Kitchen party! I look forward to seeing what you bring next week!

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  7. […] there were two other recipes that were delicious: Grapefruit Grilled Chicken and a wonderful Zucchini Grapefruit Loaf with a Citrus-Lavender Glaze. I recommend both of those if you find yourself with grapefruit that you don’t know what to […]

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