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Dark Chocolate Zucchini Muffins

Super chocolatey zucchini muffins are a great way to sneak some vegetables in.
Course Muffins
Cuisine Southern
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 18
Calories 281kcal
Author Christin Mahrlig

Ingredients

  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup applesauce
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 4 oz dark chocolate, I chop it and melt over low heat in a small saucepan, stirring frequently, melted
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon dark chocolate cocoa powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 2 cups grated zucchini
  • 2/3 cup dark chocolate chips

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line 18 muffin cups with liners.
  • In a large bowl whisk eggs, both sugars, oil, and applesauce until smooth. Add in vanilla extract.
  • Add in melted chocolate, adding slowly if it is still hot, and whisking continuously.
  • In a medium bowl, combine flour, cocoa powder, salt, baking soda, and baking powder.
  • Add flour mixture to egg/sugar mixture and stir just until combined.
  • Stir in zucchini and chocolate chips.
  • Pour batter into muffin cups, filling just below tops of liners. Bake 20 to 25 minutes.

Nutrition

Calories: 281kcal