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Chocolate Zucchini Muffins

  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 40 min
  • Servings 12

Chocolate, zucchini and nuts come together in a super moist muffin. MORE + LESS -

Ingredients

1 1/3
cups Gold Medal™ 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 (about 1 medium)
1/2
cup semisweet chocolate chips
1/4
cup chopped walnuts

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 375°F. Place paper baking cup in each of 12 regular-size muffin cups.
  • 2
    In large bowl, stir flour, brown sugar, cocoa, baking soda, and salt with spoon. In small bowl, beat buttermilk, melted butter, egg and vanilla with whisk until blended. Pour buttermilk mixture into flour mixture; stir until just moistened. Stir in zucchini, chocolate chips and walnuts. Divide batter evenly among muffin cups.
  • 3
    Bake 20 to 24 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 5 minutes; remove from pan. Serve warm or cool.

Expert Tips

  • Zucchini typically isn’t peeled when used in baking -- just go ahead and shred!
  • Try dark chocolate chips for more chocolate flavor.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Muffin
Calories
230
Calories from Fat
90
% Daily Value
Total Fat
10g
15%
Saturated Fat
5g
26%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
30mg
10%
Sodium
240mg
10%
Potassium
170mg
5%
Total Carbohydrate
30g
10%
Dietary Fiber
2g
8%
Sugars
17g
Protein
4g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
8%
8%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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