Zucchini Brownies with Chocolate Frosting

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Angela Gray

By
@angiemath

These are an old family favorite and help me use up all the extra zucchini I seem to have every year. I hope you enjoy them as much as we have. If you don't want to frost them, you don't have to, just sprinkle on some powdered sugar.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
20
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
35 Min

Ingredients

1 c
margarine or butter
1 1/2 c
sugar
2 large
eggs
1/2 c
plain yogurt
1 1/2 tsp
vanilla extract
2 1/2 c
all purpose flour
1 tsp
baking soda
1/3 c
cocoa powder
1/2 tsp
salt
2 c
fresh zucchini

CHOCO-FROSTING

2 Tbsp
margarine or butter
2 1/2 oz
cocoa powder
2 1/2 c
confectioners' sugar
1/4 c
milk
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1 c
chopped walnuts or pecans

How to Make Zucchini Brownies with Chocolate Frosting

Step-by-Step

  • 1Pre-heat oven to 350 degree's . Spray a 13X9 pan with cooking spray. Set aside.
  • 2In a large mixing bowl cream butter and sugar till light and fluffy.
  • 3Add eggs one at a time beating well after each one.
  • 4Beat in yogurt and vanilla.
  • 5In a separate medium bowl add the last 4 dry ingredients and combine with a fork or whisk.
  • 6Add dry ingredients gradually to wet chocolate mixture . Beat lightly do not over mix !
  • 7STIR, do not mix, in Zucchini until well distributed. Use a gentle folding motion.
  • 8Pour into prepared pan and bake.
  • 9When done set aside to cool and then frost.
  • 10***CHOCOLATE FROSTING***
  • 11In a small sauce pan melt chocolate and butter over low heat until melted and smooth. You may also use the microwave.
  • 12Cool to room temperature
  • 13Pour chocolate mixture into large bowl and add last 3 ingredients.
  • 14Beat until nice and smooth and glossy.
  • 15Frost brownies, I then sprinkle mine with chopped walnuts but it is optional. ENJOY !!!

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About Zucchini Brownies with Chocolate Frosting

Course/Dish: Chocolate, Other Desserts
Other Tags: For Kids, Healthy