A loaf of vegan zucchini bread with lemon drizzle with 2 slices cut off of it.

Vegan Zucchini Bread

A classic zucchini bread recipe made vegan with the option of gluten-free.

Course baked goods
Cuisine American
Keyword gluten-free zucchini bread, vegan zucchini bread
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Servings 10
Calories 196 kcal


For the zucchini bread:

  • 2 tbsp ground flax meal
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1 1/2 cup zucchini shredded (about 1 medium zucchini)
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup oil any neutral-flavored oil of choice.
  • 1 1/2 tsp vanilla
  • 1 1/2 cup flour (white, wheat, or gluten-free mix)
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp cinnamon

For the lemon glaze: (optional)

  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice


For the zucchini bread...

  1. Preheat the oven to 350° F.

  2. Mix ground flax seeds with water in a small bowl and set aside to make make a flax egg.

  3. Shred zucchini or chop it very tiny in a food processor and put it in a medium-sized mixing bowl.

  4. Add sugar, oil, and vanilla and give it a stir.

  5. Add flour, baking soda, salt, and cinnamon and stir it again until it forms a thick batter.

  6. Pour it into a greased bread loaf and bake it for 50-55 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean when inserted in the middle.

For the Lemon Drizzle:

  1. Mix together 1/2 cup of powdered sugar with 1 tbsp lemon juice and stir until creamy.

  2. Drizzle over the top of the zucchini bread or muffins. (optional)

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Recipe Notes

To make zucchini muffins:

Bake the muffins in oiled muffin tins at 375° F for about 25 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean when inserted in the middle of a muffin.

Nutrition Facts
Vegan Zucchini Bread
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 196 Calories from Fat 81
% Daily Value*
Fat 9g14%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Sodium 254mg11%
Potassium 81mg2%
Carbohydrates 28g9%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 22g24%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 37IU1%
Vitamin C 4mg5%
Calcium 22mg2%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.