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double chocolate chip muffins with zucchini

Double Chocolate Chip Muffins with Zucchini

  • Author: Bernadette - Goodie Goodie Lunchbox
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 18 medium muffins 1x
  • Category: Baking
  • Method: Baking
  • Cuisine: Western


These delicious Double Chocolate Chip Muffins with Zucchini are a fantastic way to add a nutrient boost to lunchbox baking. Totally kid approved!


  • 1 zucchini medium grated (125g)
  • 1 cup greek yogurt
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1/3 cup maple syrup
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips
  • 1/4 cup cacao
  • 2 cups self raising flour


  1. Preheat an oven to 180c and thoroughly grease a medium sized muffin tin.
  2. Mix together all of the ingredients except the flour
  3. Carefully fold through the flour until just combined, ensuring you do not over-mix
  4. Spoon the mixture evenly between the muffin pans
  5. Bake for around 12-15 minutes or until the muffin springs back when touched and a skewer inserted into the centre of the muffin comes out clean.
  6. Allow to cool in the pan for 5 minutes before turning onto a baking rack and cooling completely


There is no need to squeeze out the liquid from the zucchini for this recipe.