Chocolate Zucchini Muffins

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Doreen Fish

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@dfish

I love the flavor of chocolate and zucchini together. Love chocolate zucchini loaf and I love this recipe for muffins... hope you all enjoy.

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If you like the flavors of chocolate and almond together, you'll love this moist and tender zucchini muffin recipe. The almonds really make the difference - extract adds flavor and slivered ones give the muffins a little crunch. Once baked, the muffin tops have a nice sugary crust. A great recipe to try when zucchini is abundant. They'll be delicious for breakfast, snack or a dessert. The Test Kitchen


Rating:

★★★★★ 3 votes

Comments:
Serves:
2 dozen
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
25 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 3/4 c
    butter
  • 2 c
    sugar
  • 3 large
    eggs
  • 2 tsp
    almond extract
  • 2 1/2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 1/2 c
    milk
  • 2 c
    grated zucchini
  • 2 1/2 c
    all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 c
    cocoa powder
  • 2 tsp
    cinnamon
  • 1/2 c
    sliced almonds

How to Make Chocolate Zucchini Muffins

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 375. Line two 12-cup muffin tins.
  2. Cream butter. Add sugar and mix until creamy.
  3. Add eggs, one at a time, mixing after each.
  4. Add almond extract and milk. Mix well.
  5. Add zucchini and mix.
  6. Stir together dry ingredients.
  7. Stir into batter until moistened.
  8. Fill tins 3/4 way full and top with sliced almonds.
  9. Bake approx 20 - 25 mins. These freeze well!!

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About Chocolate Zucchini Muffins

Course/Dish: Muffins Sweet Breads
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Hashtags: #zucchini #chocolate




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