Zucchini Brownies Recipe

Looking for an easy Zucchini Brownies recipe? Learn how to make Zucchini Brownies using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by musicshroom

Makes 18 servings



Extremely moist, fudgy brownies with chocolate frosting.

Recipe Ingredients for Zucchini Brownies

1/4 cup unsweetened apple sauce
1 oz (2 T.) yogurt
2 T. canola oil
1 1/3 cups white sugar
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1 cup all-purpose flour
1 cup whole wheat flour
1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
2 cups shredded zucchini
1/3 cup chopped peanuts

Frosting:
6 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
1/4 cup margarine
2 cups confectioners' sugar
1/4 cup 2% milk
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

Recipe Directions for Zucchini Brownies

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour a 9x13 inch baking pan.

  2. In a large bowl, mix together the oil, yogurt (water it down with a bit of skim milk), sugar and 2 teaspoons vanilla until well blended. Combine the flour, 1/2 cup cocoa, baking soda and salt; stir into the sugar mixture. Fold in the zucchini and walnuts. Spread evenly into the prepared pan.

  3. 3. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes in the preheated oven, until brownies spring back when gently touched. To make the frosting, melt together the 6 tablespoons of cocoa and margarine; set aside to cool. In a medium bowl, blend together the confectioners' sugar, milk and 1/2 teaspoon vanilla. Stir in the cocoa mixture. Spread over cooled brownies before cutting into squares.

Categories

Chocolate, Dessert

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 75.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
221
Calories from Fat
52
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
5.8g
9%
Saturated Fat
1.2g
6%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
257mg
11%
Potassium
159mg
5%
Total Carbohydrates
42.0g
14%
Dietary Fiber
2.8g
11%
Sugars
28.9g
Protein
3.5g
Vitamin A 3% Vitamin C 4%
Calcium 2% Iron 7%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
C
  Good points
  • Very low in cholesterol
  •   Bad points
  • Very high in sugar
  • Contains alcohol
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