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 Olive Oil Cake with Lemon Drizzle
With its subtle mix of warm spices, vanilla, maple and citrus (and tangy white icing), this is no ordinary zucchini cake. The recipe comes from The Vegetable Butcher cookbook, by Cara Mangini.
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.
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.
Chocolate Zucchini Bread
A drizzle of dark chocolate tops this nut- and chocolate chip-studded zucchini bread.
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.
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.
Zucchini, raisins and walnuts pack nature's harvest into a sweet and crunchy quick 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.