Whole Wheat Zucchini Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins

  • Prep Time : 20 min
  • Cook Time : 15 min
  • Ready Time : 35 min

Servings

12

Ingredients

  • 2 cups whole wheat pastry flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup low-fat milk
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter, melted and cooled
  • 1 1/3 cups freshly grated zucchini
  • 1/3 cup mashed banana (1 small-medium banana)
  • 1/2 cup mini chocolate chips

Directions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. In a bowl, whisk together flour, baking soda, salt and cinnamon. Set aside. Line a muffin tin with liners.

In a large bowl, whisk egg and brown sugar together until smooth and no lumps remain. Add in vanilla extract, butter and milk, whisking again until smooth, then stir in zucchini and mashed bananas. Gradually add in dry ingredients, mixing until just combined. Fold in chocolate chips. Fill each muffin liner 2/3 of the way full with batter (I use a 1/4 cup measure to get the muffins to be of equal size).

Bake for 15-17 minutes, or until tops are no longer wet and become slightly golden. Remove and let cool until comfortable to the touch. Top with brown butter glaze if desired.

Source: How Sweet Eats

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