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Chocolate Zucchini Muffins

Chocolate Zucchini Muffins are a moist, delectable treat that will satisfy your sweet tooth!

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword zucchini brownies
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 18 servings
Calories 211 kcal
Author Amanda Rettke - iambaker.net


  • 1/2 cup (112g) vegetable oil
  • 1 1/2 cup (300g) granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups (256g) all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup (64g) unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3 cups finely shredded zucchini, do not drain
  • 1 1/4 cups (210g) semi-sweet chocolate chunks


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F and prepare two muffin pan with 18 cupcake liners. (You will have anywhere from 14-22 muffins depending on how full you fill them.)

  2. In a large bowl or in the bowl of a stand mixer, combine oil, sugar, and vanilla until fully incorporated.

  3. Add in the flour, cocoa, baking soda, baking powder, and salt. Slowly stir the dry ingredients into the sugar mixture and mix until just combined.

  4. Fold in zucchini and the chocolate chunks by hand.

  5. Scoop 3 tablespoons of muffin batter into each cupcake liner. Bake for 25-30 minutes.