Chocolate zucchini muffins


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Serves: 12

Category: Sweet snacks


  • 1¼ cups wholemeal flour
  • ¼ cup unsweetened cocoa
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ¾ cup maple syrup
  • 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 maple syrup, 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. Cool in pan 5 minutes before transferring to a wire cooling rack.

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