Oh She Glows Cookbook 100 Vegan Recipes

Oil-Free Chocolate Zucchini Walnut muffins

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Course: Baking, Muffins
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 45 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 5 minutes
Servings: 12
Calories: 213kcal
Author: "Oh She Glows Cookbook" by Angela Liddon

Ingredients

  • 1 1 ⁄4 cups non-dairy milk
  • 2 teaspoons apple cider vinegar or lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon ground flaxseed
  • 3 tablespoons filtered water
  • 3 tablespoons pure maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 2 cups whole wheat pastry flour
  • 1 ⁄2 cup Sucanat coconut sugar, or natural raw sugar
  • 1 ⁄3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder sifted OR raw cacao
  • 1 1 ⁄2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 ⁄2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 ⁄2 teaspoon fine-grain sea salt
  • 1 ⁄3 cup mini dark chocolate chips vegan
  • 2 ⁄3 cup walnuts chopped (optional)
  • 1 1 ⁄4 cups lightly packed grated zucchini about 1⁄2 medium zucchini

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  • Grease a 12-cup muffin pan, or line with papers.
  • In a small bowl stir together the ground flaxseed and 3 tablespoons (45 mL) filtered water to make a flax egg. Set aside.
  • Add the milk and vinegar to your blender jar and PULSE* 1-2 times to combine. Wait until it curdles a bit.
  • In a large bowl, combine the flour, sugar, cocoa powder, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
  • Add the flax egg, maple syrup and vanilla to your blender jar and secure lid.
  • For Blendtec: PULSE 2-4 times until well mixed.
  • For Vitamix: Start on Variable Speed 1, slowly increase Variable Speed 4 and blend 10 seconds.
  • Pour wet ingredients into the large bowl with dry ingredients and stir until just combined.
  • Fold in the chocolate chips, walnuts (if using), and zucchini, being careful not to over-mix.
  • Spoon batter into prepared muffin tin filling each 3/4.
  • Bake for 15 to 17 minutes, or until muffins spring back when touched.
  • Cool for 5 minutes, transfer them to a rack to cool completely.
  • All done! Enjoy!! Now take a photo, rate it, and share your accomplishments to enter our weekly photo contest! :) Tag @BlenderBabes & #BlenderBabes

Notes

* If your Vitamix model does not have a PULSE feature, turn to Speed 5 and turn on and off to equal 1 pulse.

Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 213kcal | Carbohydrates: 29.8g | Protein: 2.8g | Fat: 11.3g | Saturated Fat: 4.6g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3.4g | Trans Fat: 0.8g | Sodium: 149.2mg | Fiber: 3.1g | Sugar: 21g
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