Got To Be NC
Recipe by: Lisa Prince

Pecan Praline Breakfast Bread

Gayle Braley from Apex, won second place in the Pecan Breakfast Recipe contest with this moist delicious bread.

Servings: 8
Cook Time: Prep Time: 15 minutes; Total Time: 1 hour
Meal Type: Entree
NC Ingredients: eggs, zucchini squash, pecans

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Ingredients

Bread:
1
cup oil
3
eggs slightly beaten
2
cups sugar
2
cups raw zucchini squash, grated (surprise-get your vegetable and never know it)
2
tsp. vanilla
3
cups all-purpose flour
1
tsp. baking soda
1/4
tsp. baking powder
Pinch of salt
3
tsp. cinnamon
1
cup chopped pecans
Praline Pecan Glaze:
3/4
cup brown sugar
1/2
tsp. cinnamon
6
Tbsp. butter
3
Tbsp. water
1/2
cup chopped roasted pecans

Directions

Bread:

Combine oil, eggs, sugar, zucchini and vanilla in a large mixing bowl, blend well.

Stir in flour, soda, baking powder, salt and cinnamon.  Do not beat.  Stir in nuts.  Spoon batter into 2 well-greased 8 1/2 loaf pans.

Bake at 325 degrees for 1 hour or until light golden brown.

Praline Pecan Glaze:

Combine all ingredients except pecans, boil stirring constantly until sugar dissolves.  Remove from heat and stir in pecans.  Pour over bread.