Zucchini, Ginger, and Lemon Muffins.

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13Ingredients
680Calories
50Minutes

Spice up your baking with this recipe for Zucchini, Ginger, and Lemon Muffins. Ginger, lemon zest, and coconut lend their unique flavors to these tasty muffins stuffed with shredded zucchini. You will not believe how sweet your daily serving of vegetables can be. These muffins are made with olive oil and plain yogurt rather than butter. These Zucchini, Ginger, and Lemon muffins make a great healthy snack on the go or early morning accompaniment to a cup of coffee.

Ingredients

  • 250 grams zucchini (unpeeled)
  • 1 centimeter ginger (piece fresh or dried)
  • 1 lemon zest
  • 50 grams coconut
  • 3 eggs
  • 180 grams brown sugar
  • 1 natural yogurt
  • 100 grams olive oil
  • 100 grams whole wheat flour
  • 100 grams flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • salt

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees Celsius.
  2. Prepare the muffin tray, either silicone or aluminum. If using the latter, line with paper cupcake liners.
  3. Grate the zucchini, ginger, coconut, and lemon peel.
  4. In a blender or food processor, mix the zucchini, ginger, lemon zest, eggs, sugar, yogurt, and coconut.
  5. Add a drizzle of olive oil while beating.
  6. Sift the flours, baking powder, baking soda, and salt together.
  7. Mix the flour mixture with the zucchini mixture, without stirring too much.
  8. Pour the batter into the paper molds.
  9. Bake for about 35 minutes, or until the muffins are brown, and a toothpick inserted in the center of a muffin comes out clean.
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NutritionView more

680Calories
Sodium30%DV720mg
Fat52%DV34g
Protein24%DV12g
Carbs29%DV86g
Fiber24%DV6g

PER SERVING *

Calories680Calories from Fat310
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat34g52%
Saturated Fat8g40%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol160mg53%
Sodium720mg30%
Potassium450mg13%
Protein12g24%
Calories from Fat310
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate86g29%
Dietary Fiber6g24%
Sugars47g94%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Reviews(1)

Yummly User
Teresa E. 30 Jun 2015
I originally made these muffins for a healthy snack while traveling. They retained moisture and flavor for several days. When we returned home, I made them again and filled the cookie jar. They went fast!