Zucchini Muffins


Zucchini Muffins from the First Bites Cookbook


1 cup
Unbleached All-Purpose Flour
1 cup
whole wheat flour
1⁄2 teaspoon
Baking Powder
1⁄2 teaspoon
Baking Soda
1⁄2 teaspoon
ground cinnamon
1 cup
grated zucchini
1⁄2 cup
grated carrot (*addition from the original recipe and totally optional)
Banana (mashed)
1⁄3 cup
Olive Oil (or sub melted coconut oil)
1⁄4 cup
Maple Syrup
1 teaspoon
Vanilla Extract


  1. Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees. Prepare your mini muffin tray with paper liners (or spray with non-stick cooking spray),
  2. Combine both flours, baking powder, baking soda, and cinnamon in a large bowl and whisk to combine.
  3. In another combine grated zucchini, grated carrot* (if desired), mashed banana, oil, maple syrup, vanilla extract, and egg, and whisk until well incorporated.
  4. Fold wet ingredients into the dry ingredients until mixed through.
  5. Place a spoonful of batter into each muffin cup.
  6. Bake for 12- 14 minutes, until muffins are cooked through. (You might need to bake a few minutes longer for full-size muffins than mini ones). 
  7. Let cool and serve immediately or store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to a week.

Yields 12 Muffins