Today, I want to share with you my greatest new find – Chocolate Zucchini Muffins. They are delicious and (sort of?) good for you too! That’s a win win in my book.
Bonus? They’re really easy to make.
To start, preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Grate about two large zucchini (enough to make 2 cups worth of grated zucchini). I grated it with a hand grater, but it would be much quicker to use a food processor.
Next, combine the wet ingredients (eggs, oil, sugar, honey, and vanilla).
Whisk until smooth. Then add the zucchini and mix until just combined (this is sugary zucchini heaven right here folks).
Then, in a separate bowl, combine the dry ingredients (flour, cocoa powder, salt, baking soda, cinnamon, and baking powder).
Add the wet mixture to the dry ingredients and mix until just combined.
Transfer to greased muffin tins (it makes about 20-24 muffins) and cook for 18-20 minutes.
And here’s the full recipe:
Chocolate Zucchini Muffins
Adapted from Frugal Girl
1 cup oil
1 cup sugar
1/4 cup honey
1 tablespoon vanilla
2 cups zucchini, grated
2 2/3 cup whole wheat flour
1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon baking powder
1. Preheat oven to 350° F.
2. In a medium bowl, combine the eggs, oil, sugar, honey, and vanilla; whisk until smooth. Stir in the shredded zucchini.
3. In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, cocoa powder, salt, baking soda, cinnamon, and baking powder.
4. Stir zucchini mixture into the dry ingredients and mix just until combined.
5. Transfer to greased muffin pans.
6. Bake for 18-20 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
7. Let muffins cool in the pans for 5 minutes (though you won’t want to!). Then, remove from pans and cool completely.
Have you ever tried zucchini bread or muffins? They’re surprisingly yummy (even my husband and picky-eater son agree)!
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