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Zucchini Cakes, Brownies, Breads and Bars

Your bumper zucchini crop makes delicious and moist sweet treats. Check out our recipes for zucchini cake, carrot-zucchini bars, honey-zucchini bread, zucchini muffins and more.
  • Zucchini Brownies

    Zucchini Brownies

    Here’s an easy way to sneak some veggies into dessert. Add shredded fresh zucchini to brownies. These are so rich and moist, your crew will never notice. 

    Zucchini Brownies

  • Carrot-Zucchini Bars

    Carrot-Zucchini Bars

    Carrot-Zucchini Bars taste like a moist cake but come in snack-bar size. The vegetables add color and texture, and cranberries give the recipe a tangy edge. You can substitute raisins for the cranberries if you prefer.

    Carrot-Zucchini Bars

  • Chocolate Zucchini Bread

    Chocolate Zucchini Bread

    A drizzle of dark chocolate tops this nut- and chocolate chip-studded zucchini bread.

    Chocolate Zucchini Bread

  • Zucchini Cupcakes with Greek Yogurt Frosting

    Zucchini Cupcakes with Greek Yogurt Frosting

    These healthy cupcakes—with whole wheat flour, quinoa and applesauce—can double as morning muffins when topped with a drizzle of honey or small pat of butter.

    Zucchini Cupcakes with Greek Yogurt Frosting

  • Gluten-Free Zucchini Bread

    Gluten-Free Zucchini Bread

    Gluten-free flour won't fluff up as much as all-purpose, so use it in desserts that are naturally dense, like ones containing vegetables. This moist zucchini bread makes a savory dessert. 

    Gluten-Free Zucchini Bread

  • Confetti Zucchini Muffins

    Confetti Zucchini Muffins

    This one couldn't be easier! Fold 1/2 cup shredded zucchini and 1/4 cup shredded carrot into prepared corn muffin mix. Bake according to package directions.

  • Honey-Zucchini Bread

    Honey-Zucchini Bread

     Zucchini, raisins and walnuts pack nature’s harvest into a sweet and crunchy quick bread.

     ​Honey-Zucchini Bread

  • Carrot-Zucchini Cake

    A pecan-cream cheese icing tops this cake from an Elkhart, Indiana, reader.

    Carrot-Zucchini Cake

  • Pineapple Zucchini Bread

    Pineapple Zucchini Bread

    At Mooselips Java Joint in Seeley, Wisconsin, this bread is made with zucchini from the owner. Customers can buy individual loaves to eat like a muffin. 

    Pineapple Zucchini Bread

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