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Whole Wheat Chocolate Zucchini Muffins

Chocolate Zucchini Muffins

Chocolate Zucchini Muffins are a moist, rich and fudgy kid-friendly breakfast, that you'd never guess is healthy. Made with whole wheat, applesauce, cinnamon, semisweet chocolate chips and zucchini.
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Keyword Chocolate Zucchini Muffins
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 12 Servings
Calories 184 kcal
Author Sabrina


  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups whole wheat flour
  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded zucchini , about 2 medium zucchinis
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line muffin tin with muffin liners.
  2. Whisk together the sugar, oil, eggs, applesauce and vanilla extract in a large bowl.
  3. Whisk together the flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, cinnamon, and salt. Gradually mix the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients.
  4. Fold the shredded zucchini and chocolate chips into the batter until well combined.
  5. Using a 1/4 cup measure, add batter to muffin tin.

  6. Bake for 18-20 minutes.

Nutrition Facts
Chocolate Zucchini Muffins
Amount Per Serving
Calories 184 Calories from Fat 54
% Daily Value*
Fat 6g9%
Saturated Fat 3g15%
Cholesterol 32mg11%
Sodium 182mg8%
Potassium 152mg4%
Carbohydrates 31g10%
Fiber 3g12%
Sugar 15g17%
Protein 4g8%
Vitamin A 99IU2%
Vitamin C 3mg4%
Calcium 26mg3%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.