Rich Fudgy Zucchini Brownies with Frosting

Rich Fudgy Zucchini Brownies With Frosting Recipe

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Sherry Gentry


This recipe was developed by Sherry Bussa. I got it from her Weight Watchers site. (5 Points Value per serving) This is exactly how she wrote it. I had to make some slight modifications that I will post later. Not only are they healthy but they taste great. Hope you enjoy them too.


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20 Min
40 Min


  • 2 c
    zucchini, uncooked
  • 2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 2 c
    powdered sugar
  • 1 1/2 c
    sugar substitute
  • 2/3 c
    applesauce, unsweetened
  • 1/2 c
  • 1/2 c
    chocolate chips, semisweet
  • 1/2 c
    greek yogurt, plain fat-free
  • 1/4 c
    egg whites
  • 1/4 c
    light butter
  • 1/4 c
    almond milk, plain unsweetened
  • 1 medium
    banana, mashed
  • 1 oz
    instant espresso
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1/4 Tbsp
    cocoa powder, unsweetened
  • 2 1/2 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp
    chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    table salt

How to Make Rich Fudgy Zucchini Brownies with Frosting


  1. Preheat oven @ 350 degrees F.
    Spray a 9 x 13 baking dish with baking spray.
  2. In a bowl, mix together applesauce, sugar and vanilla.
  3. In a separate bowl, mix dry ingredients: flour, cocoa powder, baking soda & salt.
  4. Fold in zucchini, chocolate chips, yogurt, espresso, honey, chili powder, banana, egg whites & walnuts. If too thick, add water.
  5. Put mixture in baking dish and bake @ 350 degrees F for 40 minutes. Let cool before frosting.
  6. Frosting: cream 1/4 cup soft butter with 1/2 cup cocoa powder until smooth. add vanilla. alternate almond milk and powdered sugar until desired consistency.
    add cocoa mixture, frost brownies.

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About Rich Fudgy Zucchini Brownies with Frosting

Course/Dish: Chocolate, Other Desserts
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Diabetic
Other Tag: Healthy
Hashtags: #zucchini, #brownies

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