Chocolate-Zucchini Cupcakes Recipe

Chocolate-Zucchini Cupcakes

“Chocolate and zucchini cupcakes with nuts – what could be better? Use pecans in place of walnuts if you like.” Chocolate-Zucchini Cupcakes Recipe offers 24  servings.

Chocolate-Zucchini Cupcakes


Ingredients For Chocolate-Zucchini Cupcakes

  • 2 (1 ounce) squares unsweetened chocolate, melted
  • 3 eggs 1 3/4 cups packed brown sugar
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups grated zucchini
  • 3/4 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1 (16 ounce) package chocolate frosting
  • 1/2 cup walnut halves

How To Prepare Chocolate-Zucchini Cupcakes?


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. In a large bowl, beat eggs with sugar for about 10 minutes or until thickened and pale. Blend oil and cooled chocolate into the beaten egg mixture.
  3. In a small bowl stir together flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt; stir flour mixture into egg mixture until just blended. Stir in zucchini and chopped nuts. Using an ice-cream scoop, spoon batter into 24 paper-lined or greased muffin cups, filling the cups 2/3 full.
  4. Bake for 20 minutes or until fork or toothpick inserted in a cupcake’s center comes out clean. Let cool in pans on rack for 10 minutes. Remove from pans; let cool completely. Spread with chocolate frosting and garnish with walnut or pecan halves.


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