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Tuesday, June 15, 2021

15 Zucchini Dessert Recipes

 Try one of these 15 best zucchini dessert recipes when you have an overabundance of zucchini this summer. These delicious recipes are so good, your family will never suspect that they are vegetables hidden inside!

Summer means zucchini everything. Zucchini chips, zucchini boats, zucchini cake, and zucchini bread.

My kids are partial to zucchini cake with a homemade frosting recipe. Yum! My daughter usually requests it for her birthday.

There are 100s of recipes to make with this summer squash, so this year I started compiling the best zucchini sweet recipes along with main dishes, healthy recipes, breads, and more.

This is 15 of the best shredded zucchini dessert recipes. I can't wait to try more ways to use extra zucchini this summer.

15 of the Best Zucchini Dessert Recipes

Each zucchini plant can yield about 10 pounds of zucchini per growing season. That's a lot of zucchini! It's no wonder Midwesterners are known for sneaking zucchini onto their neighbor's porches.

We have a lot of zucchini in the summer. While I try to keep them healthy, we do enjoy some of these zucchini dessert recipes, especially brownies and cake!

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Zucchini Chocolate Cake 

The zucchini melts into this chocolate zucchini cake, so you’ll never even know it’s there. It’s a chocolatey cake that your family will ask for each summer during zucchini season.

Vegan Chocolate Zucchini Brownies

These vegan chocolate zucchini brownies are made without eggs. They have vegan chocolate chips, so they are safe for vegetarians and vegans. They are also milk free for those who are diary free.

Zucchini Lime Cake

Zucchini and Lime Cake with pistachios and thyme makes a wonderfully moist and very pretty bundt cake. A light drizzle of zesty lime icing and a little sugared lime zest is all the decoration this cake needs.

Zucchini Apple Fritter Bread

Zucchini makes a delicious Apple alternative for low carb and keto recipes just like this delicious Apple Fritter Bread using zucchini!

Double Chocolate Espresso Zucchini Muffins

These double chocolate espresso zucchini muffins are the perfect bite of chocolately goodness, the kids will never guess they are eating veggies.

Chocolate Zucchini Brownies

It never hurts to eat extra veggies, right? These rich, chocolate Zucchini Brownies are made with a not-so-secret ingredient that keeps them extra moist! The simple chocolate icing poured over the brownie base makes these extra special and decadent.

Lemon Poppy Seed Zucchini Cookies

These soft and pillowy lemon poppy seed zucchini cookies are easy to make and combine a bright citrus flavor with crunchy poppy seeds and plenty of zucchini. Topped with a tangy lemon glaze, these tender and moist cookies are bursting with lemon flavor and studded with zucchini for added nutrition and fiber. With a pop of color, these beautifully vibrant cookies are perfect for summer days when you need a refreshing, sweet treat to brighten your day.

Zucchini Chocolate Chip Cookies

These easy Zucchini Chocolate Chip Cookies are a great way to use shredded zucchini! The cinnamon, brown sugar, milk chocolate and zucchini are a perfect blend, creating the ultimate soft and healthy zucchini cookie.

Snickerdoodle Zucchini Bread

A fun twist on Snickerdoodles made a little healthier by adding whole wheat flour and oodles of fresh zucchini. This snickerdoodle zucchini bread will become a family favorite for breakfast or afternoon treat.

Zucchini Chocolate Chip Muffins

These zucchini chocolate chip muffins are soft, moist, and fluffy. They are filled with chocolate chips and they finish with a spicy cinnamon kick. They are easy to make and freeze really well.

Ketogenetic Chocolate Chip Cookies

Chewy, ketogenic chocolate chip cookies with a hidden vegetable ingredient, zucchini! A recipe the whole family can enjoy!

Chocolate Zucchini Cake With Avocado Icing

Healthy Chocolate Zucchini Cake tastes decadent but it's made with healthier ingredients and topped with a creamy chocolate avocado frosting. It's a great way to sneak some veggies into your dessert!

Almond Joy Zucchini Cake

If you love zucchini bread, you’ve gotta try our decadent Almond Joy Zucchini Cake! It’s moist and tender, and full of the almond, coconut and chocolate flavors you love in Almond Joy candy bars! Nutritious enough for an afternoon snack, but indulgent enough for dessert!

Death by Chocolate Zucchini Cake

Rich and moist chocolate zucchini cake with chocolate chips and a decadent chocolate ganache on top!

Apple Cinnamon Muffins

These apple cinnamon muffins have a secret healthy ingredient: zucchini! Zucchini helps make these muffins super fluffy & moist, and oh so delicious. Great way to get kids to eat their veggies!

I hope you like these zucchini dessert recipes!

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