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Sweet Avocado Bread

Sweet Avocado Bread

Priya Mahadevan incorporates the super healthy and fatty avocado into one of her favorite bread recipes.
By Priya Mahadevan


Sweet Avocado Bread

With Dr. Oz stressing each time I turn him on about the goodness of this rather fatty green fruit, I thought I’d make something out of it other than the standard guacamole.

  • Author: Priya Mahadevan
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 50 mins
  • Total Time: 1 hour 5 minutes
  • Yield: 8-10


  • • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • • 1 teaspoon salt
  • • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • • 3 eggs
  • • 2 cups white sugar
  • • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • • 3 avocados mushed
  • • 1 tablespoon lemon zest


  1. Preheat oven at 350 degrees F. Grease (2) 9 by 5-inch loaf pans.
  2. Sift together flour, baking powder, salt, spices and baking soda.
  3. In a large bowl, beat eggs until light and fluffy. Add sugar, and continue beating until well blended. Stir in oil, vanilla, mushed up avocado, orange zest. Stir in sifted ingredients. Pour into prepared loaf pans.
  4. Bake for 50 minutes, or until a skewer inserted in the middle comes out clean. Remove loaves from pans and cool.


Serving size is per loaf

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