Dark Chocolate Zucchini Muffins

Dark Chocolate Zucchini Muffins

Serves: 24Printer
Serving Size: 1 muffin


  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1.5 tsp baking powder
  • 2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 cup packed dark brown sugar
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup apple sauce
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 14 ounces zucchini
  • About 3 to 4 medium zucchini
  • 1 cup dark chocolate chips


  1. Heat the oven to 350°F
  2. Line 2 muffin pans with paper liners (spray with cooking spray)
  3. Whisk the flour, baking powder, cinnamon, baking soda, nutmeg, and salt in a medium bowl
  4. Whisk the eggs, sugars, oil, and vanilla in a large bowl until the eggs are broken up and the mixture is blended.
  5. Fold in the flour mixture using a rubber spatula until just combined.
  6. Fold in the zucchini until evenly mixed.
  7. Add the chocolate chips to the mix
  8. Fill the muffin wells about two-thirds of the way. Bake until the muffins are browned or toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean, about 25 minutes.

Calories 162
Fat 4 g
Carbohydrate 29 g
Protein 2.5 g
Sodium  201 g

Submitted by Marisa Mozer, MS, RD, LDN, on behalf of ON DPG