Every gardener who grows zucchini likely has a zucchini bread recipe at the ready. If you are new to growing this prodigous crop, you can't go wrong with Fannie Farmer's classic recipe. This recipe 2 small loaves so you can freeze on or gift to a neighbour.
In a large bowl, toss together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg, and cloves. Set aside.
In the bowl of a stand mixer, beat the eggs lightly and then add the buttermilk, shortening, and sugar. Beat until well combined.
Then, by thirds, beat in the flour mixture until completely combined.
Beat in the zucchini and walnuts.
Divide equally between two 8½ x 4½ inch bread pans that have been greased and floured. Bake in the middle of an oven that has been pre-heated to 350° F. Bake for 50 minutes or until a broom straw or skewer inserted straight down in the middle of the loaf comes out clean
Remove from the oven and cool on a baking rack for 5 minutes before turning the loaves out to cool completely.
*you can make your own buttermilk by adding a dash of lemon juice or vinegar to milk and let sit for a few minutes to curdle.Buy your Own