After reading the title of this blog you might be asking yourself: “Why use zucchini in baked goods? It’s a vegetable…and most of the time you can’t really taste the zucchini anyways.”. So why do we use it in baked goods recipes? Well, first off, it is a vegetable after all! Why not add some extra vitamins and minerals while you’re enjoying our favorite sweet treats? Additionally, zucchini is mostly made up of water and adds a layer of moisture to baked goods making them extra tasty, melt-in-your-mouth kind of good! Check out a few of our favorite recipes that we’ve rounded up from other bloggers.
01 Chocolate Zucchini Bread
If you are craving something chocolatey, this delicious chocolate zucchini bread (courtesy of Two Peas and Their Pod) will curb your sweet tooth. Put your feet up and enjoy!
02 Chocolate Zucchini Coconut Cake
The perfect combination of chocolate and coconut with some veggies hidden in there too! What more could we ask for? Check out this recipe!
03 Zucchini Apple Sauce Oatmeal Cookies
A delicious, sweet treat to enjoy any day of the week! This perfect twist on the classic oatmeal cookie will send your taste buds soaring! Check it out here!
04 Zucchini Blueberry Muffins
Eating these delicious muffins means getting your fruit and veggies in while enjoying a sweet treat, what could be better than that? Recipe courtesy of The Busy Baker.
05 Zucchini Cupcakes
Zesty orange, spicy cinnamon…this cupcake is the perfect treat to lift you off your feet! Check out this recipe from Taste of Home here.
We hope you enjoy this roundup of our favorite zucchini baking recipes. If you test one of them out, snap a photo and tag us on Facebook (@PackHealth) and Instagram (@PackHealth)!