Gluten Free Chocolate Zucchini Muffins
Here’s a healthy(er) sweet treat for those of you celebrating “Sweetest Day”!
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Chocolate Zucchini Muffins
1/2 cup coconut oil
1/2 cup chocolate chips (could use organic)
2 tbsp. cocoa powder, (Double Dutch)*
1/2 tsp. expresso powder – (Optional)**
1/2 cup sugar (could use coconut sugar)
1 cup gluten free flour
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1 cup zucchini, shredded with the liquid squeezed out
3/4 cup walnuts, chopped (optional)
Preheat oven to 350°F
In a small saucepan, melt the chocolate chips and coconut oil, let cool.
Grate the zucchini and squeeze out the liquid using towel or paper towels.
In a medium mixing bowl combine the cocoa powder, expresso powder, sugar, flour,baking soda, eggs, vanilla, melted chocolate, and zucchini. Stir to combine. Add the walnuts, if using.
Fill cups of a lightly greased muffin tin two-thirds to three-quarters full. Place muffins in the oven and bake for 20 -25 minutes or until muffins test done.Yield: 12 muffins
Store in a covered container in the fridge for up to one week.
* Double Dutch Chocolate - Penzey's, Find Here or King Arthur Flour, Find Here
** Expresso Powder - King Arthur Flour, Find Here
Posted on Fri, October 16, 2015
by Mary Wank filed under