Juicer Pulp Sweet Bread

Being a frugal person, I can’t bear to throw out all the pulp from my juicer, so one day I tried using it in my regular zucchini bread recipe. It turned out great! Since then, I do it every time with whatever we’ve juiced – carrot, spinach, Chinese broccoli, apple, papaya, zucchini, etc. – and every time I get rave reviews and people beg me for the recipe. My kids also love it, and I love that they’re eating all the fiber from the veggies whose juice they just drank!!!

Ingredients:
1/2 – 2/3 cup sugar (white or brown)
1/4 cup milk
1 egg
2 Tbsp vegetable oil, mashed banana, or applesauce
2 Tbsp honey
1 tsp vanilla extract (or lemon or almond)
1 tsp ground cinnamon
1/2 tsp ground cloves
1 1/3 cup all-purpose flour (up to 1 cup can be replaced with whole wheat flour for a denser loaf)
3/4 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/8 tsp salt
1 1/2 cups pulp from juicing

Directions:
Preheat oven to 350. Grease a loaf pan or small cake pan; set aside.
In a medium bowl, whisk together the sugar, milk, egg, oil (or banana or applesauce), honey, vanilla (or other) extract), cinnamon, and cloves.
In a large bowl, stir together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Add the milk mixture, then the pulp from juicing. Stir with a wooden spoon until combined, but do not overmix.
Spoon the batter into the prepared pan. Bake for 35 to 45 minutes or until a knife inserted into the center comes out clean. Cool in the pan for 10 minutes. Remove the bread from the pan and cool on a wire rack or cut your cake into pieces. The cake is especially nice with cream cheese frosting! Enjoy!

Variation:
Add 1/2 cup cocoa powder to the dry ingredients for deliciously moist chocolate bread!

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Comments

  1. says

    What a great way of saving juicer pulps…

    They say that they’re already stripped-off of their nutrients, but if you care for some sweet dread… then heck, why waste them?

    • lacy says

      No, actually the pulp if full of nutritional fiber and no juicer can get 100% of everything out. The juice has most the good stuff, but using the pulp is a great way to add fiber and texture to your food!

    • Tamara The Affordable Business Plan Lady says

      Exactly! Why waste all that wonderful pulp! I’m back at the site again because i dropped and broke my phone. Just had to come back fir this recipe! Thanks. Your site was my first ever for pulp recipes! Waste not, want not :-)

  2. Yvonne says

    I finally made this recipe work by adding a heck of a lot more milk (sorry that’s not a more precise measurement!) until I could finally soak up all that loose flour, and by steaming the pulp in my steamer basket before adding it. I think the steam heat made the pulp softer, sweeter, and easier to work with.

    Also, because my juicer leaves me several big annoying chunks, I was sure to smooth it out in my Vitamix blender with the liquids & egg in the recipe (again, I had to add more milk).

    With that little bit of tweaking, it came out great! And in case you were wondering what pulp I used, it was carrot, apple, and ginger. Thanks for the recipe & inspiration!!

    • Kitty says

      I added a little extra milk as per this comment and really regretted it. Yvonne, I think my juicer does not get as much juice out of the veggies/fruit as yours. I will actually cut back on the milk next time. I had to bake for an extra 15 mins. to get it baked through due to the high moisture content.

      Went with the smaller measure of sugar, but will up it slightly. Not quite sweet enough.

      I had juiced Kale, spinach, carrots, celery, tomatoes and a lemon.

  3. cheri says

    I just made a triple batch with the addition of 2 extra eggs (for a total of 5), 1 cup sour cream, 2 mashed bananas, a grind of nutmeg and I used half and half instead of milk.
    Baked in small loaf pans to slice and serve at church.
    Just fabulous!!!

  4. Nadine says

    Thank you for this recipe! I’ve been wanting to try this for years.
    I followed your recipe to the letter EXCEPT:

    I added powdered ginger, allspice and 1/2 Tbs of Dark Molasses.

    It came out super chewy, amazingly moist and incredibly tasty!

    I left the chunks in there as I tend to like more Artisan/Rustic aspects to my food.

    Thank you so much, I look forward to trying more of your recipes!

  5. Brandy says

    Thanks for a great recipe! My kids loved it and my husband (who thinks that ketchup is a serving of vegetables) thought it was great! I feel better about juicing now because I am not wasting all that great pulp, now on to making veggie bread :o)

  6. Jeff says

    Hi there!

    Okay, so I’m not sure what I did wrong, aside from using whole wheat flour instead of regular flour, and a mashed banana instead of oil. I followed the instructions to the letter, but this loaf just would NOT cook through. We ended up cooking it for twice as long and it just got hard on the outside and did not cook through. Is that the main problem– too much wheat flour? Any other suggestions? I’d LOVE to make this work. Also, I have a bread machine. Can you incorporate the pulp in a bread machine?

    • Olivia says

      I knew this would happen as i used bran flour. What i did was improvise by adding more banana and more baking powder. I even added a bit of coconut meat. I also added egg beaters equivalent to one egg in addition to what was suggested. This turned out wonderful.

      Just a suggestion; In my second batch which turned out perfect, i used half brown sugar and half agave nectar which is low glycemic. This changed the consistency in a positively drastic way. And the taste aside from having used beets in my veggie drink resulting in a slightly tangy taste to my pulp- it was excellent.

      Oh yes, i added a drop of black strap molasses.

      Liv

  7. Chrissy says

    2 thumbs up. My pulp was a little dry so I added 1 T of butter to batter & it was wonderful bread. Pulp used was from 4 apples, 2 pears, 1 c strawberries!! Yummy!! Thank you for the recipe!!

  8. Nikki says

    Amazing! I made this tonight using 1/2 c brown sugar, oil, 1/3 c whole wheat flour (rest was all purpose) and zucchini/carrot pulp. So good! I’ll be saving my pulp from now on!

  9. says

    This is exactly what I’ve been looking for! I have been either throwing the pulp away or feeding it to our rabbit, GP, and chickens, but even they don’t want it all the time. I am going to make this right now. Thank you!

  10. Jason says

    OGM! This was so good! This is the first time I used juicer pulp for anything. We juiced carrots, apples, celery, and some lettuce. Thanks for this. I’m putting this on my Facebook and Pinterest accounts.

    Jason

  11. Emily says

    I didn’t read through all the comments, so sorry if this is a repeat, but for an extra jolt of fiber and Omega-3, I subbed out one egg for 1 Tbsp flaxseed meal mixed with 3 Tbsp water. you can sub this mix for up to 2 eggs in any recipe and it comes out fantastic. I also reduced the amount of white sugar to 1/4 cup and added 1/4 cup splenda brown sugar mix and the sweetness was spot on. This bread is fantastic for kids as Zucchini bread sandwiches with cream cheese in the middle. YUMM They eat it up!!

  12. Pennie says

    Pretty good! I had some tangerine, strawberry and pomegranate pulp from breakfast and used it in the bread. Used spiced applesauce I had made and canned instead of oil and left out spices except vanilla. Didnt care for the honey, but im sure it just didnt seem to go well with the pulp I had. Otherwise it was really good! The pomegranate seeds added a nice nutty crunch. Def. goin to use this recipe to use my pulp on days I don’t share it with the worms in my compost :) Thank you for sharing!

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