Zucchini Brownies I

May 24, 2011

I made this recipe last May, took pictures, saved them on my computer, and promptly forgot about them.  Until I asked on facebook what are some of your favorite ways to cook zucchini and my friend Keri reminded me of this very recipe.  A recipe that she shared with me last May that I quickly made and then forgot about.  You know that one, duh!

Which, of course, happened to be after I had found a different zucchini brownie recipe that I made and took pictures of.  So now not only do I have one amazing zucchini brownie recipe, I have two.

The recipes are slightly different and both are absolutely delicious. I will share the other recipe tomorrow.

Zucchini Brownies I, as I am calling them, are slightly more cake-like with an airy texture and are melt in your mouth chocolaty.

Ingredients: 2 c flour, 1 tsp salt, 1 1/2 tsp baking soda, 1/3 c unsweetened cocoa powder, 1 c sugar, 2 eggs, 1/2 cup oil, 2 c grated zucchini, 1 tsp vanilla, 1/2 c chopped pecans or walnuts

Shredded zucchini, I shredded a bunch and saved it in my fridge for later use.

I used a cheese grater to grate the zucchini, and did not squeeze drain any excess liquid.

In a large mixing bowl, sift the dry ingredients; flour, sugar, baking soda, salt and cocoa powder.

I used a strainer and just tap it to sift.

Then in another bowl add the wet ingredients; oil, eggs, zucchini and vanilla. Mix well.

Add the wet ingredients to the dry and mix until incorporated.

Fold in the nuts.

Spray a jelly roll pan, mine is a 18 X 13.

And pour and smooth out the brownie batter.

Bake at 350 for 20-25 minutes.

Cut into squares and serve.

Don’t you just love the little green specks of zucchini.

Enjoy!

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Zucchini Brownies I

2 c flour
1 tsp salt
1 1/2 tsp baking soda
1/3 c unsweetened cocoa powder
1 c sugar
2 eggs
1/2 cup oil
2 c grated zucchini
1 tsp vanilla
1/2 c chopped pecans or walnuts

Preheat oven to 350

Grease 10×15 jellyroll pan. In lg mixing bowl sift together dry ingredients. Combine egg, zucchini, oil and vanilla; combine into dry ingredients.   Fold in nuts. Bake for 20-25 min cool then cut into squares.

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Candi May 24, 2011 at 11:57 am

I wouldn’t have thought to add them to brownies, but why not? We add them to muffins and bread. Sounds delicious and chocolate-y!

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Natasha May 24, 2011 at 1:52 pm

I’m going to try this recipe. They look soooo good.

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Shu Han May 24, 2011 at 3:13 pm

never had zucchini in brownies before! what a great way to “sneak” veggies into dessert (:

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Zucchini Brownies II May 25, 2011 at 7:06 am

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betsy May 31, 2011 at 7:27 am

Zucchini can possibly mixed with this brownie recipe. It looks good and healthy. It is a great snack for the whole family. Nice blog.

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Louise August 17, 2012 at 7:28 pm

Hi. Just tried this recipe for brownies 1. Just came out of the oven and looks great. Thank you for the recipe.

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