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Chocolate Zucchini Muffins

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Muffins
Servings: 24 muffns
Author: Barbara Schieving


  • 2 ½ cups whole wheat pastry flour
  • ½ cup cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ¼ teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3 eggs well beaten
  • 1 ⅓ cup agave nectar
  • 2 cups grated zucchini
  • ½ cup canola oil
  • 3 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • ¾ cup semi-sweet chocolate chips


  • Preheat oven to 325º. Spread two muffin tins with cooking spray with flour, or line with paper muffin liners.
  • In a mixing bowl, whisk together flour, cocoa, baking soda, baking powder, and salt; set aside.
  • In a large mixing bowl, combine eggs, agave, zucchini, oil, and vanilla and mix well. Add dry ingredients to wet ingredients and mix just until blended.
  • Divide batter into 24 muffin cups and sprinkle tops with chocolate chips. Bake approximately 20 minutes.


24 muffins