It is summer again! Its the time to eat fresh vegetables and cook up tasty and healthy dishes. Zucchini has a lot of food value, it is fresh and tasty. The best thing about zucchinis is that they taste great when eaten raw. There are so many salads and starters that a zucchini can dish.
However, today we will learn how to make sweet muffins with zucchini recipes easy and simple. At times it is difficult to make the younger ones eat zucchini, so this will be a perfect dish for the little ones, as they love anything that is sweet. This is also one of the easiest and quickest dishes to cook.
Zucchini: 1.5 cup, grated (this would take 2 small to medium zucchinis)
Flour: 1.5 cup (all purpose)
White sugar: Half (½) cup
Brown sugar: Half (½) cup, packed.
Salt: Half (½) teaspoon.
Cinnamon: Half (½) teaspoon
Nutmeg: 1/4th Teaspoon
Vanilla paste or Vanilla Extract: One Teaspoon
Canola oil: 1/3rd Cup
Baking powder: Two teaspoon
Cinnamon: For topping
Sugar: for topping
Now you are all set to start cooking zucchini muffins. To prepare for baking, let the oven preheat 375 degrees. While the oven is getting heated, you need to prepare the muffin mix.
Take a large bowl to avoid spillage, add flour, white sugar, brown sugar, baking powder, nutmeg and cinnamon. Now whisk these ingredients together. Once you have thoroughly mixed it keep it aside for later.
Now take another bowl and add the grated zucchini, oil, vanilla (paste or extract, any one) and eggs. Stir these ingredients well and make sure that the mixture is smooth.
After mixing these ingredients add the zucchini mix to the flour mix. Be very gentle when you fold the two mixtures together, make sure that you do not beat it too hard or too fast, if the mixture turns too stiff the muffins will end up being hard. For soft and spongy zucchini muffins be mix them slowly.
Once the oven is ready, add the muffin mix into muffin tins. Fill them up to 3/4th of their height, so that they have some space to rise while baking. After you have poured the mixture sprinkle cinnamon and sugar on top of each. Now set it to bake in the preheated oven for 30 minutes. After 30 minutes you will have yummy and healthy zucchini muffins. Watch out for more zucchini recipes easy and quick.
Simple and sweet Zucchini muffins