It’s the end of July and it’s hot in Texas! The squash plants seem to be the only ones happy about this heat. They are showing off by producing lots of yellow squash!

Yellow Summer Squash Bread

I decided to make a loaf of squash bread…you know, like zucchini bread but with the yellow squash vs. the green ones.

Squash Bread Collage

The flavor was similar. This one is slightly milder than the zucchini bread. 

[recipe title = “Squash Bread Recipe”]

  1. Combine the dry ingredients: flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt and cinnamon in a bowl and stir together.
  2. Combine the eggs, sugar, oil and vanilla in a separate large bowl and mix well.
  3. Stir in the grated yellow summer squash.
  4. Add the dry ingredients to the squash mixture.
  5. Stir until moistened.
  6. Pour into a greased and floured loaf pan.
  7. Bake at 350 degrees for 50 minutes or until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean.
  8. Cool for about 10 to 15 minutes and remove from pan.  [/recipe]

Gather your ingredients.

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First, mix the dry ingredients together in a small bowl.

Yellow Summer Squash Bread 2

Next, mix the wet ingredients together and mix well.

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Squash Bread

Next, grate two squash and stir them into the web ingredients.

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Grease and flour your pan, then insert mixture into pan. Bake at 350 for about 50 minutes or until a knife comes out clean.

squash bread 6Let the bread cool for about 10 minutes then remove from the pan. Enjoy with a little butter.