Skinny Chocolate Zucchini Muffins Recipe

Skinny Chocolate Zucchini Muffins

Chocolate zucchini muffins lightened up with whole wheat flour and Greek yogurt.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Zucchini Muffins
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 12 people
Calories 145 kcal


  • 2 cups white whole wheat flour or whole wheat pastry flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup coconut sugar or low-calorie sweetener equivalent
  • 1 5.3-ounce container vanilla or plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 tablespoons melted coconut oil
  • 1 cup unsweetened almond or coconut milk
  • 1 1/2 cups finely grated zucchini
  • 1/4 cup chocolate chips


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a medium bowl combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, cocoa powder, and cinnamon. Stir until the ingredients are evenly combined.
  3. In another medium bowl, mix together the egg and sugar. Then stir in the Greek yogurt, vanilla extract, coconut oil, and almond milk.
  4. Add the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients. Stir until all the ingredients are just combined - do not overmix.
  5. Fold in the grated zucchini.
  6. Spray a 12 cup muffin pan with cooking spray or line the pan with paper muffin liners. Divide the batter among the 12 cups.
  7. Sprinkle the chocolate chips over the top of the muffins.
  8. Bake for 18 - 20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into a muffin comes out clean. Cool in pan for 3 minutes then finish cooling on a wire rack.
Nutrition Facts
Skinny Chocolate Zucchini Muffins
Amount Per Serving
Calories 145 Calories from Fat 36
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4g 6%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 14mg 5%
Sodium 140mg 6%
Potassium 115mg 3%
Total Carbohydrates 24g 8%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 6g
Protein 4g 8%
Vitamin A 0.6%
Calcium 6.4%
Iron 6.1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.