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Low Fat Zucchini Double Chocolate Chip Muffin

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These muffins are so yummy and have..... zucchini..really? Try for your self, moist and fluffy just like any delicious choc-chip muffin but minus all the extra fat calories plus we get our serving of veggies! This recipe also is Eco friendly as it uses seasonal and fresh zucchini,also muffins are a good way to save energy as they just take 20 minutes to bake as compared to 45 minutes of baking a cake.
Ingredients
  Oat meal 1 Cup (16 tbs) (make your own by processing old fashion rolled oats)
  Whole wheat pastry flour 3 Cup (48 tbs) (Bob's red mill brand is recommended)
  Cocoa powder 3 Tablespoon
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
  Baking soda 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Egg 1 Medium
  Zucchini 1 Medium, shredded
  Unsweetened apple sauce 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Agave nectar 1 Cup (16 tbs) (or sweetener of choice)
  Milk 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
  Oil 1 Tablespoon
  Semi sweet chocolate chip 1 Cup (16 tbs) (or more as per your preference)
Directions

GETTING READY
1.Preheat oven to 375 degrees Farenheit.

MAKING
2.In a large bowl, add a cup of oat meal.
3.Add the whole wheat pastry flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Stir to mix.
4. In another mixing bowl, combine the egg, shredded zucchini, apple sauce, sweetener, milk and oil. Mix in all the wet ingredients together.
5.Pour the wet ingredients into the bowl of the dry ingredients. Whisk to blend in everything together.
6.Add a teaspoon of vanilla essence. Mix it in.
7.Finally, fold in the chocolate chips.
8. Pour the batter into a muffin tin lined with paper cups.
9.Top each of them with a few chocolate chips.
9.Bake the muffins in the oven for 20 minutes.
10.Insert a toothpick and if it comes out clean know that the muffins are done.

SERVING
11.Serve them with a glass of milk or by themselves.

TIP
These muffins can be easily made into cup cakes by omitting the choc chips and using your favorite frosting.Stores well up to 2 days when refrigerated

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Global
Course: 
Snack
Taste: 
Sweet
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Muffin
Ingredient: 
Zucchini
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes
Servings: 
12

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