“Taste of Home” Blueberry Zucchini Squares

“Taste of Home” Blueberry Zucchini Squares
“Taste of Home” contributor Shelly Bevington of Hermiston, Oregon shares her winning recipe!

Ingredients for squares:

  • 2 cups shredded zucchini
  • ½ cup buttermilk
  • 1 Tablespoon grated lemon peel
  • 3 Tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 2 ½ cups sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 3 ¼ cups plus 2 Tablespoon all-purpose flour, divided
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups fresh or frozen blueberries

Ingredients for the glaze:

  • 2 cups confectioners’ sugar
  • ¼ cup buttermilk
  • 1 Tablespoon grated lemon peel
  • 2 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt

Prep: 30 min. – Bake: 30 min. + Cooling – Makes: 2 dozen


  1. Preheat oven to 350*. Grease a 15x10x1-in. baking pan.
  1. In a small bowl, combine zucchini, buttermilk, lemon peel and lemon juice; toss to combine. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs, one at a time. In another bowl, whisk 3 ¼ cups flour, baking soda and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture, alternately w/ zucchini mixture, mixing well after each addition. Toss blueberries with remaining flour; fold in batter.
  1. Transfer batter to prepared pan, spreading evenly. Bake 30-35 minutes or until light golden brown and a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely in pan.
  1. In a small bowl, mix glaze ingredients until smooth; spread over top. Let stand until set.
  1. Note: If using frozen blueberries, use without thawing to avoid discoloring the batter.

Per Serving: 270 cal., 8 g fat (5 g sat. fat), 36 mg chol., 197 mg sodium, 47 g carb., 1 g fiber, 3 g pro.

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