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gluten free chocolate zucchini muffins

Chocolate Zucchini Muffins

Course: Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 12 muffins
Calories: 179
How about baking some of your extra garden zucchini into tasty low carb chocolate muffins? They make a nice grab and go snack.
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Ingredients

  • 5 eggs
  • ¾ cup low carb sugar substitute I used ¼ cup Pyure & ¼ tsp stevia extract powder
  • ½ cup butter or coconut oil, melted
  • 3 Tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • ¾ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup zucchini shredded
  • 1 cup almond flour
  • ½ cup coconut flour
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt omit if using salted butter
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon

Instructions

  • Lightly grease or use non-stick spray in a 12 cup muffin baking mold.
  • In large mixing bowl combine sweetener and butter/oil.
  • Beat in eggs.
  • Stir in the cocoa, vanilla, and zucchini.
  • In separate bowl, mix together the rest of the ingredients.
  • Add dry mix into wet mix until moist.
  • Evenly distribute batter between the 12 muffin molds.
  • Bake at 325°F for 25-30 minutes. Remove from molds and let cool on wire rack. Store covered in refrigerator.

Notes

Makes 12 regular-sized muffins. If you are using a different-sized tin, adjust the baking times and monitor them closely.
Mix in some nuts or sugar-free chocolate chips for a little extra taste and texture.
Store leftover muffins covered and in the refrigerator. They will last about a week in the refrigerator.

Nutrition

Serving: 1muffin | Calories: 179 | Carbohydrates: 6.1g | Protein: 3.8g | Fat: 15.9g | Saturated Fat: 6.8g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 89mg | Sodium: 235mg | Potassium: 75mg | Fiber: 3.3g | Sugar: 1.3g | Vitamin A: 400IU | Vitamin C: 2.5mg | Calcium: 40mg | Iron: 1.6mg

Additional Info

Net Carbs: 2.8 g | % Carbs: 6.6 % | % Protein: 9 % | % Fat: 84.4 % | SmartPoints: 7
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