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zucchini muffins

Whole Wheat Chocolate Chip Zucchini Muffins

  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Yield: 12 muffins 1x



1 cup packed shredded zucchini

1/3 cup canola oil

1 large egg

1/2 cup 2% milk or plant based milk (both work well)

1/3 cup granulated sugar

1 cup all purpose flour

1/2 cup whole wheat flour

1/2 teaspoon table salt

2 teaspoons baking powder

1/4 cup mini chocolate chips

Light Streusel Topping

2 tablespoons softened unsalted butter

2 tablespoons all purpose flour

2 tablespoons rolled oats

2 tablespoons mini chocolate chips


Preheat oven to 400°F and line a 12 cup muffin tin with liners or spray with non-stick cooking spray

In a large bowl, add shredded zucchini, oil, egg, milk and sugar – whisk to combine

On top of the wet ingreidents, add flours, salt, and baking powder, give it a little stir on top and then stir into wet ingredients. Stir in chocolate chips

Fill each muffin cup 2/3 of the way with batter. 

In a small bowl, add streusel ingredients and mix together with fingers or a fork – divide evenly and sprinkle on top of the muffin batter. 

Bake for 20-25 minutes or until the tops are lightly golden brown and a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean. 


  • Author: Sarah
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 25 minutes