Banana Zucchini Wheat Muffins

by Merissa on October 29, 2010

in Recipes

I  wanted to create a way to use both the frozen bananas and the frozen zucchini in my freezer. That combined with the fact that I wanted to make muffins for breakfasts for this week came up with this recipe.

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What you need:

  • 2 mashed bananas
  • 1 egg
  • 2 T honey
  • 1 1/2 c. shredded zucchini
  • 1/4 c. light olive oil
  •  1 1/2 t. baking soda
  •  1 t. baking powder
  • pinch of salt
  •  1 1/2 c. wheat flour
  • 1/2 - 1 t. cinnamon(depending on your tastes)
  • 1/4 c. - 1/2 c. chocolate chips
Mix together the banana, egg, zucchini, honey, and oil.
Add in the soda, powder, salt, flour, cinnamon, and chocolate chips.
Drop into a greased muffin pan and bake at 375F for 25-30 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.
Find the printable version of this recipe HERE.

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1 kimberle October 30, 2010 at 3:45 am

I love your site! It's beautiful!

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2 Andrea July 22, 2012 at 8:02 am

I have never cooked with zucchini before. I picked up a few at the store and this is one of the recipes I will be making. I hope the kids will eat them without the complaining. They sound delicious to me. Thank you for sharing.

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3 Andrea August 6, 2012 at 10:55 am

We made these exactly this way one time and the kids loved them. Today we made some without chocolate chips and a batch with blueberries added and they loved them those ways too. Thank you for giving us a way to try zucchini and get a new veg in our diets.

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4 Tammy June 16, 2014 at 11:46 am

I just made these with a couple of minor tweaks to make a bit more healthy version for a high fiber breakfast muffin, love them!

My tweaks included substituting 1 cup blueberries and 1/3 cup walnuts instead of chocolate chips, added 4 tbsp wheat bran for additional fiber, and substituted 1/4 cup applesauce for oil.

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5 Hilary July 30, 2014 at 4:51 pm

Thank you for the recipe. I have some frozen shredded zucchini that I didn’t know what to do with, but really need to use. These look yum and I have two bananas on the counter ready to use. Yea!

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