The ingredients are pretty basic. I did add some vanilla extract to these muffins because zucchini doesn't have as much of a sweet flavor as pumpkin.
Maple Zucchini Banana Muffins
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Keywords: bake bread breakfast dessert snack healthy banana maple syrup zucchini muffins bread American fall
Ingredients (15 muffins)
- 1/2 cup pure maple syrup
- 1/2 cup coconut oil
- 2 eggs, room temperature
- 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
- 1/2 cup shredded zucchini
- 2 medium bananas, mashed
- 1 cup whole wheat flour
- 2/3 cup all purpose flour
- 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 3/4 cup rolled oats
- 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
Preheat oven to 375ºF.
Place solid coconut oil in a microwave safe bowl and microwave for about 20 seconds until melted.
In a stand mixer bowl add maple syrup, oil, eggs, vanilla, and shredded zucchini. Mix on low speed until completely blended.
Then add mashed bananas and mix until smooth.
In a medium bowl, combine flours, spices, baking soda, and salt. Mix with a spoon until well blended.
Add the flour mixture to banana/zucchini mixture and mix on low until completely incorporated.
Next, add the rolled oats and walnuts, mixing until they are evenly distributed.
Spoon batter into greased/lined muffin tins until about 3/4 full.
Bake at 375ºF for 15 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
Remove from oven and enjoy warm or place on cooling rack and eat later.Notes
These muffins are freezer friendly. I just defrost them at room temperature and keep them in an airtight container.
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