Chocolate-Zucchini Muffins


Chocolate-Zucchini Muffins

(Photo: Erik Putz)

Make the most of that zucchini haul with these decadent (and easy!) double-chocolate treats. One of our editors makes these every summer—for a while, they were the only zucchini recipe her kids would eat.


  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • 1 cup grated zucchini , excess liquid squeezed out
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips


  • PREHEAT oven to 375F.
  • STIR flour with cocoa powder, baking powder, baking soda and salt in a medium bowl.
  • BEAT eggs with sugar, milk and canola oil in a large bowl until combined.
  • STIR in flour mixture, then zucchini and chocolate chips. Scoop batter into a greased 12-cup muffin pan. Bake until a cake tester inserted into centre comes out clean, about 25 min. Cool zucchini muffins in pan.




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