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Zucchini Mini Muffins

Photo: Johnny Autry; Styling: Cindy Barr
Yield Serves 12 (serving size: 2 muffins)
These are tasty for breakfast or as a snack. For even portions, use a small ice-cream scoop to spoon the batter into the muffin cups.

Ingredients

  • 6 ounces all-purpose flour (about 1 1/3 cups)
  • 1/2 cup packed dark brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 2/3 cup shredded zucchini (about 1 medium zucchini)
  • 3 tablespoons canola oil
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 2 tablespoons 1% low-fat milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  • Cooking spray

Nutrition Information

  • calories 146
  • fat 6.1 g
  • satfat 1.7 g
  • monofat 2.9 g
  • polyfat 1.2 g
  • protein 2.3 g
  • carbohydrate 20.8 g
  • fiber 0.7 g
  • cholesterol 21 mg
  • iron 0.9 mg
  • sodium 160 mg
  • calcium 41 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 400°.

  2. Weigh or lightly spoon flour into dry measuring cups; level with a knife. Combine flour and next 5 ingredients (through allspice) in a large bowl. Combine zucchini and next 5 ingredients (through egg) in a small bowl; stir with a whisk. Add zucchini mixture to flour mixture, stirring batter just until combined. Divide batter evenly among 24 miniature muffin cups coated with cooking spray. Bake at 400° for 10 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center of muffins comes out clean.

Cook's Notes

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