Chocolate Zucchini Muffins
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Breakfast, snack or dessert. These muffins are fudgey and delicious and highly addictive. But it's okay, they have zucchini in them....right.
Recipe type: Muffins
Cuisine: snack
Serves: 24
  • 2 cups sugar, divided
  • ½ cup cocoa powder
  • ½ cup butter
  • ½ cup oil
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp baking powder
  • ¼ tsp cinnamon
  • 3 cups flour
  • 2 cups shredded zucchini
  • 1 cup chocolate chips
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  2. In a microwave safe bowl microwave mix ½ cup cocoa, ½ cup sugar and mix until comined. Add ½ cup butter and microwave for 30-60 seconds until butter melts. Stir well.
  3. Pour into mixing bowl, or stand mixer bowl. Add the rest of the sugar (1½ cups) oil, eggs and vanilla. Mix well.
  4. Add baking soda, baking powder, salt, cinnamon and flour. Mix until combined add shredded zucchini and mix (15-seconds) until combined. Add chocolate chips and mix (15 seconds) them through.
  5. Prepare muffin tins with liners or cooking spray and fill ⅔ full and bake at 350 degrees for 20-25 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean from center.
  6. Remove from tins and let cool on a cooling rack.
Recipe by Real Life Dinner at