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Chocolate Zucchini Muffins

Chocolate Zucchini Muffins are soft, loaded with chocolate chips, and filled with nutritious and fiber-rich zucchini.
Course Breakfast, Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword Chocolate Zucchini Muffins, Zucchini Muffins
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 12 muffins
Calories 281kcal
Author Catalina Castravet

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cups granulated sugar divided
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar packed
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup melted butter
  • 2 eggs
  • 3/4 cups buttermilk
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 4 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 tablespoon liquid espresso
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups shredded zucchini about medium zucchini
  • 2 cups chocolate chips

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Spray a muffin pan with nonstick cooking spray or line with cupcake liners.
  • In a large bowl, stir together sugars, oil, and melted butter until combined.
  • Stir in eggs, buttermilk, baking soda, cocoa, espresso, and salt.
  • Add the flour and stir. Add in zucchini and 1 cup of chocolate chips stir to combine.
  • Spoon into muffin pans and sprinkle the remaining chocolate chips on top.
  • Bake until a toothpick comes out clean, 15-20 mins for regular size muffins and about 10-12 for mini muffins.
  • Cool at least 5 minutes in the pan before removing.
  • Store in an airtight container for up to 3 days.

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Nutrition

Calories: 281kcal | Carbohydrates: 42g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 39mg | Sodium: 255mg | Potassium: 386mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 18g | Vitamin A: 265IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 76mg | Iron: 4mg