Chocolate Zucchini Muffins

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Serves: 12

Category: Muffins


  • 1¼ cups wholemeal flour
  • ¼ cup cocoa
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ¾ cup brown sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • ½ cup vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence
  • 1½ cups grated zucchini



  1. Preheat oven to 180°C. Lightly grease a 12-cup muffin tin
  2. In a medium bowl combine flour, cocoa, and baking powder
  3. In a large bowl whisk sugar, eggs, oil and vanilla until smooth
  4. Gently fold flour mixture into liquid mixture until just combined (batter will be very thick)
  5. Fold in grated zucchini
  6. Divide batter between greased muffin cups and smooth tops. Bake for 20 minutes
  7. in pan 5 minutes before transferring to a wire cooling rack.


Nutrition information panel

Nutrient Per Serve Per 100g
Energy 803.7kJ 1319.4kJ
Protein 3.2g 5.3g
Total fat 11g 18g
Saturated fat 1.6g 2.7g
Carbohydrate 19.7g 32.3g
Sugars 9.9g 16.2g
Dietary Fibre 2.4g 3.9g
Sodium 155.9mg 255.9mg

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