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Chocolate Zucchini Muffins

Chocolate Zucchini Muffins

Sandy Buchmann
Great snack or dessert!


  • 1 1/3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup unsweetened baking cocoa
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup buttermilk
  • 1/3 cup butter melted
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 cup coarsely shredded zucchini
  • 1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts or pecans


  • Heat oven to 375°F. Place paper baking cup in each of 12 regular size muffin cups.
  • In large bowl, stir flour, brown sugar, cocoa, baking soda, and salt with spoon or whisk.
  • In small bowl, beat buttermilk, melted butter, eggs and vanilla with whisk until blended.
  • Pour buttermilk mixture into flour mixture; stir until just moistened. Stir in zucchini, chocolate chips and nuts.
  • Divide batter evenly among muffin cups.
  • Bake 20-24 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
  • Cool 5 minutes; remove from pan. Server warm or cool.