Chocolate Muffins with Zucchini

Chocolate Muffins with Zucchini


Chocolate Muffins with Zucchini

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Course Snack
Servings 10 Muffins
Calories 230.73 kcal


  • 1 1/4 cups spelt flour or all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup +2 tablespoons cacao powder or unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 3/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup finely grated zucchini
  • 1/2 cup applesauce
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil or melted coconut oil
  • 1/4 cup plain yogurt of choice
  • 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup mini chocolate chips optional


  • Preheat oven to 350ºF.
  • Grease 10 muffin cups or line with cupcake liners and set aside.
  • In a large mixing bowl, sift together the flour, sugar of choice, stevia, cacao powder, baking soda, baking powder, and salt.
  • Mix the wet ingredients, zucchini, applesauce, vegetable oil, yogurt and vanilla.
  • Combine the wet and dry ingredients and pour into the cupcake liners.
  • Bake 15 – 20 minutes.
  • Allow to cupcakes to cool for 10 minutes before removing from the tin.


For a lower carbohydrate and more diabetic friendly version, only eat 1/2 muffin


Serving: 1MuffinCalories: 230.73kcalCarbohydrates: 31.72gProtein: 3.16gFat: 11gSaturated Fat: 3.34gCholesterol: 0.42mgSodium: 195.51mgPotassium: 152.49mgFiber: 2.41gSugar: 16.83gCalcium: 43.89mgMagnesium: 32.81mgPhosphorus: 74.24mg
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