- 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
- 1/2 cup sugar
- 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
- 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 1 egg
- 1/4 cup canola oil
- 1 cup finely shredded unpeeled zucchini
- 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
- 1/4 cup dried currants or chopped raisins
- In a bowl, combine the first six ingredients. Combine the egg and oil; stir into dry ingredients just until moistened. Fold in the zucchini, walnuts and currants.
- Coat muffin cups with cooking spray or use paper liners; fill three-fourths full with batter. Bake at 350° for 22-25 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Cool for 5 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack. Yield: 6 muffins.
Reviews forZucchini Muffins
"Very good! I doubled the recipe for 12 standard muffins and used half whole wheat pastry flour. I was looking for something sweet so added chocolate chips instead of currants. A keeper recipe!"
"Delicious!! Made this with zucchini from the farmers market!"
"Delicious! Omitted the raisins and nuts to accommodate my family of picky eaters and had to use a standard dozen muffin tin...made 8 standard muffins, but they were relatively low in terms of height (which was likely due to me overworking my batter). Family loved them and will definitely make them again because of how easy they were to make!"
"I agree with "leabish" that these are a bit sweet for my taste. I used ww pastry flour as well and maybe a bit more than 1/4 cup of raisins. Might make these again. They're fine, just not really outstanding."
"Lovely muffins, great flavour and very moist. Love the nice green colour that I get from them. I made a batch into mini-muffins and found that the recipe made about 18 with baking time at about 18 minutes."
"These muffins turned out great! Very moist and sweet. They definitely were a crowd pleaser."
"Great, moist muffins. I used craisins and blueberries. Sprinkled the tops with cinnamon sugar and pecans. I may cut down on the sugar in the muffins next time. They're very sweet."
"Hands down, my favorite way to use zucchini. Don't let the thick batter scare you; the muffins cook up beautifully!"
"First time I have ever baked from scratch, came out perfect! I have been craving zucchini muffins for weeks and cannot find them in stores, feeling so proud for doing it myself. Thanks for the perfect recipe! :)"
"Excellent recipe. I doubled it and used a standard size cupcake/muffin tin. I had extra batter and just placed in a ramekin and baked. I added a tad extra cinnamon and subbed extra raisins for nuts. I made them vegan but eliminating egg and using flax seed meal. I topped with gluten free oats and crushed pistachios. I cut the baking time a bit mostly due to my gas oven cooking slightly faster. I also left the juices from the zucchini in and didn't drain it before using. This turned out perfectly and will go right into the freezer for weekly pool snacks. I wish I could add a picture so you could see how beautifully they turned out."