Frosted Chocolate Zucchini Brownies

Frosted Chocolate Zucchini Brownies

Delicious chocolate brownies filled with chocolate chips and grated zucchini. If you love walnuts or pecans in your brownies, simply add in a half cup of chopped nuts. This is an egg free recipe if you happen to wonder why there are none listed. Enjoy!

Frosted Chocolate Zucchini Brownies

Frosted Chocolate Zucchini Brownies
Makes a 9x13-inch pan, about 12 servings
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Ingredients:
  • Brownies:
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 3/4 cup oil
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 2 cups grated zucchini
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1/3 cup cocoa
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup chopped nuts (optional, I used walnuts)
  • 1/2 cup semi or milk chocolate chips 
  • Chocolate Frosting:
  • 3 Tbsp melted butter
  • 2 Tbsp cocoa
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 2-3 Tbsp buttermilk or milk
  • dash of salt
  • 1 tsp vanilla
Directions:
  1. Whisk sugar, oil, vanilla, and grated zucchini in a mixing bowl till blended. Stir in remaining brownie ingredients. Spread into a greased 9x13-inch pan.
  2. Bake at 350f degrees for 30-35 minutes or till toothpick comes out clean. Frost with chocolate frosting either while warm or cooled.
  3. To prepare frosting: Beat together butter and cocoa till smooth. Beat in remaining ingredients, adding milk until your desired consistency.
Adapted from Creations by Kara.

Comments

  1. What a fabulous way to add veggies to your diet! We'll be overrun with zucchini soon, so I'm putting this on my list!

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  2. I'm so looking forward to zucchini season! These brownies will be a perfect treat to use some zucchini.

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