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such a thing as too big zucchini?

Posted by blooming_in_zone5 5-6 (My Page) on
Sun, Aug 8, 10 at 21:39

I've heard that larger veggies tend to be tough and tasteless. A friend gave me 3 ENORMOUS zucchini today and I cleaned and shredded those suckers right away.
Will my zucchini bread, fudge cake, etc be bitter, or is big just more zucchini goodness? ~JoAnn

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RE: such a thing as too big zucchini?

I assume you only used the flesh and not the skin/seeds? In which case I would say you should be fine, as this is what I do with my baseball bat zucchini. But the best test is just to taste the shreds and see if they taste bitter to you!

Enjoy your zucchini baked treats!

RE: such a thing as too big zucchini?

I did not peel them, but I did get most of the large seeds out before shredding.

RE: such a thing as too big zucchini?

Well as long as the skin wasn't too tough for your taste, I still think you're fine. Especially since your plan is to use it in baked goods, where the zucchini is amost untraceable in the final product.

Here is a link that might be useful: My favorite Chocolate Zuccini bread recipe

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