Zucchini muffins: even the kids will love them!

Zucchini muffins are a delightful way to sneak some vegetables into a sweet treat that even the kids will enjoy. Here’s a recipe for delicious zucchini muffins:

Recipe: Zucchini Muffins


– 2 cups all-purpose flour
– 1 teaspoon baking powder
– 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
– 1/2 teaspoon salt
– 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
– 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
– 2 large eggs
– /2 cup granulated sugar
– /2 cup brown sugar, packed
– 1/2 cup vegetable oil or melted butter
– 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
– 1 and 1/2 cups grated zucchini (about 1 medium zucchini)
– 1/2 cup chopped nuts (optional)
– 1/2 cup raisins or chocolate chips (optional)


1. Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C). Line a muffin tin with paper liners or grease the wells with cooking spray.

2. In a large mixing bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, and nutmeg until well combined. Set aside.

3. In another mixing bowl, beat the eggs with the granulated sugar, brown sugar, vegetable oil or melted butter, and vanilla extract until smooth and creamy.

4. Gradually add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients, mixing until just combined. Be careful not to overmix.

5. Fold in the grated zucchini, chopped nuts (if using), and raisins or chocolate chips (if using) until evenly distributed throughout the batter.

6. Divide the batter evenly among the prepared muffin cups, filling each cup about 2/3 full.

7. Bake the muffins in the preheated oven for 18-22 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.

8. Remove the muffins from the oven and let them cool in the muffin tin for a few minutes before transferring them to a wire rack to cool completely.

9. Once cooled, serve the zucchini muffins and enjoy!

These zucchini muffins are moist, tender, and bursting with flavor. The addition of zucchini adds moisture and nutrition, while the cinnamon and nutmeg give them a warm and cozy flavor that’s perfect for breakfast or as a snack. Plus, you can customize them with your favorite mix-ins like nuts, raisins, or chocolate chips to suit your taste preferences. Your kids won’t even know they’re eating vegetables!

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