Zucchini bread

Makes 2 loaves
3 eggs
1 cup canola oil
1 3/4 cups sugar
3 cups flour
1/4 t.  baking powder
1 tsp.  salt
2 tsp. cinnamon
1/4 tsp each ground ginger and mace
1 tsp. allspice
1 tsp baking soda
2 cups grated zucchini
2 tsp. vanilla
1/2 cup chopped pecans or walnuts (optional)
1.  Beat eggs, oil, and sugar in a bowl.  Add zucchini and vanilla;  stir well
2.  In a separate bowl, mix flour, baking powder, salt, cinnamon, ginger, mace, allspice and soda.  Add to egg mixture; mix well.  Stir in nuts.
3.  Spoon into two greased and floured 8 1/2 x 4 1/2-inch loaf pans.
4.  Bake at 350 degrees 50 minutes, or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.  Let cool 10 minutes in pan, then remove from pan.