Serves: Makes 12 extra large muffins
Time: 35 min
I thought I posted these on Monday. Did you know it’s Wednesday? I didn’t.
So these are healthy… mostly. A tiny bit of refined sugar here, a little chocolate chip there… there IS whole wheat flour. And some of the sugar is subbed out for maple syrup. Oh, and there’s lots of zucchini!
You Will Need:
- 3 eggs
- 2/3 cup applesauce
- 1 tsp vanilla
- 1/2 cup honey
- 3/4 cup sugar
- 1 1/4 cup all purpose flour
- 1 cup whole wheat flour
- 3/4 tsp baking powder
- 3/4 tsp baking soda
- 2 tbsp cocoa powder
- 2 cups of zucchini
- 1 cup semi sweet chocolate chips
Preheat oven to 350F and grease your muffin pans. You can use paper liners if you wish, but I prefer the slight crisp on the outside of the muffin when they are baked naked. This recipe removes easily from the baking pan with just a slight coating of cooking spray.
Mix The Wet Ingredients
Whisk the sugar, eggs, honey, vanilla, and applesauce together in a large bowl until smooth.
Mix The Dry Ingredients
Stir flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, and baking powder together in a medium bowl.
Combine and Bake
Mix the dry into the wet ingredients until just combined. Fold in the zucchini, and chocolate chips. Bake for 20-25 min for extra large muffins (full muffin cups, see picture). Mine baked for exactly 23 minutes and they were perfect.