If you are trying to eat more vegetables but don’t like the taste, this recipe is for you. Don’t let the zucchini scare you. It simply makes these muffins more moist. When you bite into the muffin, all you can taste is chocolate. Move over blueberry muffin, there’s a new sheriff in town.

Chocolate Chip Zucchini Muffins

  • Prep Time:20 minutes
  • Cook Time:15-20 minutes
  • Total Time:35-40 minutes
  • Servings:24-30 muffins
  • Medium

    Ingredients

  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cup sugar
  • 3 grated zuchinni
  • 2 1/3 cup all purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 cup chocolate chips
Photo by Caitlin Murphy
Photo by Caitlin Murphy

Step 1

Preheat oven to 350°F.

 

Step 2

Put cupcake liners in muffin tins.

 

Step 3

Grate the zucchini.

 

Photo by Caitlin Murphy
Photo by Caitlin Murphy

Step 4

Mix the eggs, oil, vanilla extract, and sugar together in a large bowl, and add in the zucchini.

 

Photo by Caitlin Murphy
Photo by Caitlin Murphy

Step 5

Combine flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, cinnamon, salt, and baking powder in another bowl.

 

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Photo by Caitlin Murphy

Step 6

Add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients.

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Photo by Caitlin Murphy

Step 7

Stir in the chocolate chips.

 

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Photo by Caitlin Murphy

Step 8

Spoon batter into cupcake liners.

 

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Photo by Caitlin Murphy

Step 9

Bake for 15 minutes or until a wooden toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.

 

Step 10

Cool muffins on a wire rack for 10 minutes.

Photo by Caitlin Murphy
Photo by Caitlin Murphy