Banana Zucchini Chocolate Chip Muffins

Banana Zucchini Chocolate Chip Muffins

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Course: Breakfast, Dessert, Sweet Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Banana Muffins, Breakfast Recipe, Chocolate Chip Muffin Recipe, Dessert Recipe, Snack Recipe, Zucchini Chocolate Chip Muffins, Zucchini Muffin Recipes


Yields ~15 muffins

  •  cups all-purpose flour
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • ¼ cup milk
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 1 cup shredded (or made into noodles and then chopped*) zucchini
  • ½ cup dark chocolate chips
  • ¾ medium ripe banana, mashed
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1  tsp vanilla extract
  • 1  tsp baking soda
  • 1  tsp ground cinnamon
  • ½  tsp salt


  • Preheat oven to 350F, and grease or line muffin tin. In medium bowl, combine dry ingredients of flour, sugar, baking soda, salt and cinnamon.
  •  In a separate large bowl, mix beaten egg, oil, milk, mashed banana, lemon juice and vanilla extract.
  • Stir wet ingredients into dry until incorporated and moistened.
  • Prepare zucchini using a shredder or by spiralizing into thin noodles and then chopping into ¼ inch pieces, for similar effect. Measure your 1 cup of zucchini now. Wrap measured zucchini into paper towel and squeeze out excess water–there will be a lot of it.
  • Fold zucchini and chocolate chips into rest of mixture.
  • Pour to fill muffin tins 2/3 of the way.
  • Bake until toothpick inserted in center of muffin comes out clean, about 25 minutes.



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