Zucchini brownies

Zucchini brownie with raspberries

The perfect recipe for summer days – zucchini brownies. A healthier and just as tasty version of the iconic cake. It’s a great way to sneak in an extra portion of veggies for your kids. The flavor and texture of zucchini is unnoticeable here. Instead its addition makes the cake super moist and fudgy. Intense chocolate flavor is provided by 300g of chocolate!

Zucchini Brownies

Triple chocolate brownies with zucchini. A healthier version of the classic American brownie recipe.
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Prep Time 30 minutes
Baking 20 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Course Desserts
Cuisine American
Servings 12 portions
Calories 368 kcal

Zucchini brownie recipe


  • 1 small zucchini or ½ large
  • 300 g wheat flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 50 g cocoa
  • ½ cup honey
  • 100 g unsalted butter
  • 300 g dark chocolate
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tbsp vanilla sugar
  • salt


  • Peel a zucchini and remove the seed nests. Grate on small mesh, add salt, mix. Put into a strainer and set aside for 15 minutes to get rid of water from zucchini.
    1 small zucchini, salt
  • Crack an egg into a bowl, add honey, melted butter, chopped chocolate, drained zucchini and mix. Sift flour, cocoa and baking powder, add sugar with vanilla (or vanilla extract) and mix until all ingredients are combined.
    300 g wheat flour, 1 tsp baking powder, 50 g cocoa, ½ cup honey, 100 g unsalted butter, 300 g dark chocolate, 1 egg, 2 tbsp vanilla sugar
  • Put the dough into a mold lined with baking paper or greased with butter and sprinkled with cocoa powder.
  • Bake at conventional heating350 °F for 20 minutes.
  • After baking the brownie will be soft – let it cool down completely before serving. It tastes great with raspberry mousse. Enjoy!


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Serving: 100gCalories: 368kcal (18%)Carbohydrates: 47g (16%)Protein: 6g (12%)Fat: 19g (29%)Saturated Fat: 11g (69%)Trans Fat: 0gCholesterol: 34mg (11%)Sodium: 53mg (2%)Potassium: 310mg (9%)Fiber: 5g (21%)Sugar: 20g (22%)Vitamin A: 260IU (5%)Vitamin C: 2mg (2%)Vitamin D: 0µg (1%)Vitamin E: 0mg (3%)Vitamin K: 3µg (3%)Calcium: 54mg (5%)Iron: 5mg (28%)Manganese: 1mg (50%)Zinc: 1mg (7%)Folic Acid: 39µg

Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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