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easy vegan chocolate zucchini muffins

Vegan Chocolate Zucchini Muffins.

Vegan chocolate zucchini muffins - these are rich, chocolatey, and a delicious way to use up garden zucchini!

Course Dessert
Cuisine Dairy Free, vegan.
Keyword zucchini muffin recipe, zucchini recipes
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 190 kcal
Author Kelly Roenicke


  • 1 1/2 cups white spelt flour You can use gluten free flour if you wish.
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar lightly packed
  • 1/2 cup organic cane sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup grated zucchini about 1-2 small zucchini
  • 2 Tablespoons unsweetened applesauce
  • 1 1/8 cups water
  • 1/4 cup vegan buttery spread melted
  • 1/3 cup dairy free chocolate chunks optional


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line a muffin tin with parchment paper liners.

  2. Mix all the dry ingredients in a large bowl.
  3. Add the wet ingredients, and stir well.

  4. Stir in the grated zucchini. Add the chocolate chunks and stir.

  5. Fill muffin cups 3/4 of the way full. Bake at 350 degrees for 20 minutes. Let cool then enjoy!

Recipe Notes

You can use gluten free flour if you like - just use a lighter blend, like my homemade gluten free flour mix.

You can also use some oat flour or almond flour - just use a 1/2 cup, and then a cup of spelt flour or gluten free flour.

Nutrition Facts
Vegan Chocolate Zucchini Muffins.
Amount Per Serving
Calories 190 Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value*
Fat 5g8%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Sodium 319mg14%
Potassium 93mg3%
Carbohydrates 34g11%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 20g22%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 210IU4%
Vitamin C 1.8mg2%
Calcium 20mg2%
Iron 1.4mg8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.