• Makes 14
  • 30 minutes
  • Difficulty Easy
  • 10 Ingredients


The most moist and delicious choc chip muffins with zucchini and carrot for a veggie hit.

Ingredients (makes 14 Muffins)

  • 1/2 cup Olive oil
  • 1/2 cup Brown suger
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla essence
  • 2 cups Self raising flour
  • 1/3 cup Cacao
  • 1 cup Milk
  • 1 medium Carrot
  • 1 medium Zucchini
  • 1 cup Choc chips


  1. Preheat oven to 170 and line muffin tray
  2. Whisk suger and oil for 2 minutes
  3. Whisk in eggs and vanilla essence
  4. Whisk in milk
  5. Sift in flour and cacao and then combine
  6. Squeeze out juice of carrot and zucchini and then fold through followed by choc chips
  7. Spoon into muffin tray and bake 20 minutes for full size. 16 minutes for mini or until a knife is pulled out clean.

  • I make a zucchini double chocolate muffin too and it has served me well


  • Looks veryyumny for the tummy


  • Wow, what a great way to get some veggies into kids, hiding them with chocolate


  • It would be interesting to find out how they taste :)


  • These do sound like they would be very moist with all that oil and veges.


  • My daughter would love these.


  • These look great – so moist!


  • Love moist muffins,they look so good!

    • Moist muffins are the best and terrific when paired with a hot cuppa.


  • challenge accepted, I am definitely game to try making these – great way to sneak some extra veggies into the kids!


  • looks good. Might even try it with a tiny bit less sugar to see if it still works.


  • Hope they taste as good as they look. Thank for sharing :)


  • The muffin in the photo does indeed look moist and delicious. Zucchini is always so good in recipes and adds moisture to my many recipes.


  • These look great, has anyone tried olive oil?


  • Could you sub vegetable oil with coconut oil?

    • I haven’t personally tried subbing with coconut oil but I don’t see why you couldn’t. Might can the taste a touch though

      • Thanks! I gave it a try and it was great! Slight coconut flavour which I enjoyed


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