Zucchini Muffins

My kids LOVE muffins and I’m even more excited to share that they both love Zucchini Muffins!


Zucchini Muffins

Who knew that ZUCCHINI MUFFINS of all things could be accepted as part of a delicious dessert? That’s right! My kids happily will accept Zucchini Muffins as a yummy treat after dinner.

Recently, I was at a client’s house and I admired her MASSIVE zucchini that had been picked fresh from the garden. It was HUGE, as wide around as my arm, absolutely HUGE! I was inspired to get myself some zucchini (sadly, much smaller in size) and do some baking. One favourite baked item that I like to make this time of year when zucchini is in abundance is my Chocolate Chip Banana Zucchini Bread.

I often make a few loaves of this bread, pre-slice it, wrap it and store it in the freezer for school lunches.

"Chocolate-Chip-Zucchini-Banana-Bread

For people who enjoy a much sweeter version, here is another Super Moist Zucchini Bread recipe for you to try.

Zucchini Muffins
Recipe Type: Muffins
Author: Multi-Testing Mommy
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Serves: 20
These zucchini muffins are sweet, moist and delicious. They make an excellent snack or addition to a school lunch.
Ingredients
  • 2 cups flour
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 2 tsp baking soda
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • 2 cups grated zucchini
  • 1 apple – peeled, grated
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/2 cup oil
  • 1/2 cup applesauce (unsweetened)
  • 2 tsp vanilla
Instructions
  1. Mix together dry ingredients.
  2. Add zucchini and apple, combine.
  3. Mix together wet ingredients.
  4. Add wet to dry and stir until combined.
  5. Bake 350 – 25 minutes
  6. Makes approximately 20 muffins

TIP: Get your kids involved in helping you to make these muffins. Perhaps let them grate the zucchini and apple OR give them a spoon to stir the batter.

Would your kids like to receive Zucchini Muffins in their school lunch?

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7 Responses to Zucchini Muffins

  1. Laurie P says:

    I love baking with zucchini….just seems more satisfying 🙂

    Great recipe!

  2. Lynda Cook says:

    This recipe sounds better than mine, I’m going to give it a try and I will probably steal it from you!!

  3. Lynda Cook says:

    That banana bread looks awesome, a nice thick slice with a dap of butter would be perfect right now, yummmm!!!

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  5. kathy downey says:

    I love baking and cooking with zucchini,can’t wait to try this recipe !

  6. kathy downey says:

    I used up the last of my garden zucchini making a batch of these last weekend sorry i never tried then sooner,they are so delicious !

  7. Judy Cowan says:

    Going to have to try this, might be one easy way to get some zucchini into the family.

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