Cheezy Zucchini Bread

2 1/2 c. all purpose flour

4 t. baking powder

1 1/2 t. salt

1/2 t. cracked black pepper

1 c. shredded cheddar jack blend

1/2 c. shredded parmesan, asiago and romano blend

2 c. shredded zucchini

1 jalapeno, seeded and stemmed, minced

3 green onions, minced

2 eggs

3/4 c. milk

1/3 c. olive oil


Mix together 1/4 c. of the cheddar cheese blend and 2 T. of the parmesan cheese blend in a small bowl and set aside.


Place all dry ingredients in the large bowl of a stand mixer.  Add the remaining cheeses, zucchini, jalapeno and onion and combine with paddle attachment at low speed.  Add eggs, milk and oil. Continue to mix on low speed until moistened.  Increase speed and mix until well combined.  Pour into a loaf pan that has been sprayed with olive oil.  Sprinkle with the cheese you had set aside earlier.  Bake in a preheated 350* oven for 50-60 minutes or until a skewer inserted in the center comes out clean.