6 Ways You Can Incorporate Zucchinis Into Dessert

Zucchinis are botanically recognized to be fruits. Still, it is almost unimaginable to incorporate them into dessert recipes. There might be a hundred ways to have zucchinis, but only one or two of those recipes will be for desserts. Here, we have outlined six creative dessert ideas that will get you shopping for zucchinis immediately.

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Zucchinis are packed with numerous vitamins, minerals, and, most importantly, water. Since they have high water content, they are an excellent way to give baked goods that rich moisture and yet, avoid adding on too many calories.

What more reason do you need to give these a try!?

1. Blueberry Zucchini Bread


You may not like zucchinis, but this bread recipe may just change your mind. It combines zucchini, and other yummy ingredients like blueberries, spices and lemon zest for an extra zing!

If you are primarily concerned about minimizing your calorie intake as much as possible, this recipe is a good option. It's oil-free, vegan, and so, it solely relies on plants for sweetening!

2. Paleo Zucchini Chocolate Cake


While eating this cake, you'll almost forget that you added Zucchinis because, almost expectedly, the chocolate essence will overshadow it. However, that doesn't make the cake any less healthy for you and your loved ones!

3. Zucchini Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins


This muffin has a lot of things going on, right!? They are filled with all the good kinds of stuff: applesauce, banana, Greek yogurt, coconut oil, and of course, zucchinis!

With this muffin, you have a cheat recipe to eating healthy for dessert; each one contains  4 grams of protein and just 153 calories! However, there's something that especially makes this muffin different from other "healthy" muffins, and it is its heavenly moistness (thanks to the zucchinis)!

4. Greek Yogurt Zucchini Bread


This is the classic zucchini bread. It is fairly common when compared to other mentions on this list and accordingly so too. The recipe includes Greek yogurt, which is super packed with protein, so the bread is very filling.

The recipe also lacks refined sugars, which makes it a healthy choice for people of all ages.

5. Zucchini Brownies


Zucchini brownies are just like regular brownies; they are rich, moist, and deliciously chocolate-you. These features make it almost hard to believe that they contain Zucchinis and that each only contains 87 calories!

6. Zucchini Oat Breakfast Cookies


Make breakfast a delicious affair with these chewy cookies. They are made with zucchini and oats, making them a yummy treat for breakfast or dessert.

There you have six delicious ways to use zucchinis to make desserts. Which of them are you willing to try out?

Remember: you don't have to choose one!

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