Zucchini Muffins

Get ready to elevate your baking game with these Zucchini Muffins! Bursting with the goodness of grated zucchini, warm spices, and optional crunchy walnuts, these muffins are a delightful treat for any time of the day. Let’s dive into the garden of flavors and whip up a batch of these moist and flavorful muffins.

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 cup brown sugar, lightly packed
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 cups grated zucchini (with all its juices)
  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts (optional)

Instructions:

  1. Preheat and Prepare: Preheat your oven to 350°F.
  2. Whisking Wonderland:
    • In a large mixing bowl, whisk together the vegetable oil and brown sugar.
    • Add vanilla, the glorious egg, and grated zucchini, mixing until they dance in harmony.
  3. Spice Symphony:
    • Sprinkle in the flour, salt, baking soda, cinnamon, and nutmeg.
    • Stir gently until all ingredients cozy up together. But remember, don’t overmix; let them have their space!
  4. Muffin Tin Magic:
    • Spoon the delightful mixture into well-greased or paper-lined muffin tins, filling them up to 2/3 full. Let them have their own space to rise and shine!
  5. Bake and Infuse Aroma:
    • Pop the muffins into the oven and bake for 25-30 minutes. Keep a watchful eye, and once they spring back when pressed or a toothpick comes out clean, you’ll know they are ready to greet you with their delicious aroma!
  6. Cooling Charm:
    • Allow the muffins to cool for 5 minutes in the pan, as they coolly collect their thoughts.
    • Then, move them to cooling racks to cool completely.

Pro Tip: Want an extra nutty surprise? Add chopped walnuts for an extra delightful crunch!

Conclusion

There you have it, a batch of Zucchini Muffins ready to bring a touch of garden freshness to your day. Whether enjoyed as a breakfast treat or an afternoon snack, these muffins are sure to become a household favorite. Share the joy of baking by passing this recipe along to friends and family. Happy baking!

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