2 2/3 cups sugar
2/3 cups shortening
3 cups shredded zucchini (About 2 medium zucchini)
2/3 cups water
3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon cinnamon
2 teaspoons baking soda
1 1/2 teaspoons salt
1 teaspoon cloves
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
2/3 cup coarsely chopped nuts
Preheat oven to 350 F. Grease Bottoms of two 9×5-inch loaf pans.
In a large mixer bowl beat sugar and shortening until light. Stir in zucchini, water, and eggs.
In another bowl combine flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, cloves, and baking powder;
stir into zucchini mixture. Stir in vanilla, nuts, and raisins.
Pour evenly into prepared pans.
Bake until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean, 60 to 70 Minutes. Cool 5 minutes.
Remove from pans. Cool completely on wire racks.