Desserts & Breads

Chocolate Zucchini Cupcakes

Chocolate Zucchini Cupcakes
Recipe Info - Skill Level
Recipe Info - Serving Size
12 cupcakes
Recipe Info - Prep Time
15 min
Recipe Info - Cook Time
20 min
Abuelita adds a hint of cinnamon to these double chocolate cupcakes, and zucchini adds moisture without changing the luscious chocolate flavor. It's sure to become one of your favorite recipes for a chocolate treat.


Step 1

Preheat oven to 350° F. Line 12 muffin cups with cupcake liners.

Step 2

Combine flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt in a large bowl.

Step 3

Melt Abuelita chocolate and evaporated milk in a medium saucepan over medium heat until smooth. Cool slightly. Stir in cocoa, sugar, oil, egg whites and vanilla extract. Stir into flour mixture; fold in zucchini. Spoon batter evenly into cupcake liners.

Step 4

Bake for 15 to 20 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely in pan on wire rack. Sprinkle with powdered sugar, if desired.


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