Desserts

Zucchini Cupcakes

My mom and I threw my sister Heather a baby shower and we used some of my dads garden veggies to make some delicious cupcakes!! These turned out so yummy and made a really cute treat for the shower. This recipe came from marthastewart.com and the main thing I did different was to add a little more spice and make the frosting pink for my soon to be niece! -Becky

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1 1/2 cups all purpose flour
1 cup brown sugar
2 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. cinnamon
1/4 tsp. ground cloves
1/2 tsp. salt
1 1/2 cups coarsely grated zucchini
1/3 cup vegetable oil
2 eggs
1/2 tsp. pure vanilla extract

CREAM CHEESE FROSTING
4 Tbsp. butter (room temperature)
4 oz. cream cheese (room temperature)
2 cups powdered sugar
1/2 tsp. pure vanilla extract
Beat the butter and cream cheese together till smooth. Gradually beat in the powdered sugar and vanilla. Beat until light and fluffy.
Add 1-2 drops of red food coloring to make the frosting pink.
Keep refrigerated if not using right away.
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Line your muffin pan with cupcake liners. In a medium bowl, mix together the flour, brown sugar, baking powder, cinnamon, cloves and salt. In another bowl combine together...
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Nutritions

Calories
266

Sodium
116mg
4% DV

Fat
10g
16% DV

Protein
2g
5% DV

Carbs
41g
14% DV

Fiber
1.0g
4% DV

Rich and fudgy, this easy Chocolate Zucchini Bread is the perfect cross between a chocolate pound cake, brownies, and a classic loaf of zucchini bread! It's moist and tender thanks to sour cream in the batter, and studded with miniature chocolate chips for even more decadent flavor. Serve a couple of slices of double chocolate zucchini bread for breakfast or brunch with a cup of coffee, for an afternoon snack with a glass of milk, or with a scoop of vanilla ice cream for a delicious dessert.

1 c sugar
1/2 c sour cream
1/2 c vegetable oil
1/3 c milk
2 eggs
2 t vanilla extract
2 c all purpose flour
1/2 c unsweetened cocoa powder
1 (½ t) baking powder
½ teaspoon baking soda
½ teaspoon kosher salt
1 c shredded zucchini ( patted dry )
12 slices
  • Preheat oven to 350° F. Grease a deep 8 ½ x 4 ½ -inch or a 9 x 5-inch loaf pan and set aside.
  • In a large bowl, whisk together sugar, sour cream, oil and milk. Whisk in eggs and...
    See the full directions on my site
Nutritions

Calories
2644

Sodium
2217mg
92% DV

Fat
59g
92% DV

Protein
87g
175% DV

Carbs
458g
155% DV

Fiber
50g
202% DV