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Double Dark Chocolate Zucchini Brownies

 
One serving costs about $0.34

$0.34 per serving

1 people like this recipe

1 likes

This recipe is ready in 45 minutes

Ready in 45 minutes

16 vegetarian,dairy-free,dairy free,lacto ovo vegetarian American
spoonacular Score:21%

Spoonacular Score: 21%

 

Forget going out to eat or ordering takeout every time you crave American food. Try making Double Dark Chocolate Zucchini Brownies at home. One portion of this dish contains approximately 3g of protein, 5g of fat, and a total of 137 calories. This recipe serves 16 and costs 34 cents per serving. 1 person were impressed by this recipe. It is brought to you by Foodista. A mixture of eggs, chocolate chips, natural cocoa powder, and a handful of other ingredients are all it takes to make this recipe so delicious. It is a good option if you're following a dairy free and lacto ovo vegetarian diet. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes roughly roughly 45 minutes. Overall, this recipe earns a rather bad spoonacular score of 18%. Similar recipes are Two Bite Double Down Dark Chocolate Brownies, Dark Chocolate Zucchini Brownies, and Dark Chocolate Zucchini Brownies.

Cream Sherry, Moscato d'Asti, and Port are my top picks for Brownies. A common wine pairing rule is to make sure your wine is sweeter than your food. Delicate desserts go well with Moscato d'Asti, nutty desserts with cream sherry, and caramel or chocolate desserts pair well with port. The NV Solera Cream Sherry with a 4.5 out of 5 star rating seems like a good match. It costs about 17 dollars per bottle.

NV Solera Cream Sherry

The Solera Cream Sherry has a brilliant amber and deep copper hue. With butterscotch and pecan aromas, the sweet salted nut and brown spice aromas carry a complex caramel accent. A sweet entry leads to a rounded, lush, moderately full-bodied palate with a lengthy, flavorful finish.

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Ingredients

Servings:
2
2  eggs
eggs
1 Tbsp
1 Tbsp vanilla extract
vanilla extract
0.75 cups
0.75 cups sugar
sugar
0.25 cups
0.25 cups unsweetened applesauce
unsweetened applesauce
0.75 cups
0.75 cups whole wheat flour
whole wheat flour
0.5 cups
0.5 cups 100% unsweetened cocoa powder
100% unsweetened cocoa powder
1 tsp
1 tsp baking soda
baking soda
0.25 tsps
0.25 tsps salt
salt
1 tsp
1 tsp cinnamon
cinnamon
2 cups
2 cups zucchini
zucchini
1 cup
1 cup dark chocolate chips
dark chocolate chips
2  eggs
2
eggs
1 Tbsp vanilla extract
1 Tbsp
vanilla extract
0.75 cups sugar
0.75 cups
sugar
0.25 cups unsweetened applesauce
0.25 cups
unsweetened applesauce
0.75 cups whole wheat flour
0.75 cups
whole wheat flour
0.5 cups 100% unsweetened cocoa powder
0.5 cups
100% unsweetened cocoa powder
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp
baking soda
0.25 tsps salt
0.25 tsps
salt
1 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp
cinnamon
2 cups zucchini
2 cups
zucchini
1 cup dark chocolate chips
1 cup
dark chocolate chips

Equipment

baking paper
baking paper
toothpicks
toothpicks
spatula
spatula
bowl
bowl
oven
oven
frying pan
frying pan
baking paper
baking paper
toothpicks
toothpicks
spatula
spatula
bowl
bowl
oven
oven
frying pan
frying pan


Instructions

Preheat your oven to 350 deg F and spray an 8"x8" pan with baking spray or line with parchment paper. In a bowl, mix together the eggs, vanilla, sugar and applesauce. In another bowl, mix together the flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, salt and cinnamon. Add the dry mix to the wet bowl and stir gently until combined, being careful to not over mix. Fold in the grated zucchini and chocolate chips. Pour the batter into the pan and even out with a spatula. Bake for 30-35 min. or until toothpick comes out fairly clean (may still be sticky, just not raw). Store in an airtight container for up to 2 days in room temp. or up to 1 week in the refrigerator. They also freeze great, but I can't imagine they wouldn't be eaten up right away!

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Price Breakdown

Cost per Serving: $0.34
Ingredient
2 eggs
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
¾ cups sugar
¼ cups unsweetened applesauce
¾ cups whole wheat flour
½ cups 100% unsweetened cocoa powder
1 teaspoon cinnamon
2 cups zucchini
1 cup dark chocolate chips
Price
$0.48
$0.97
$0.21
$0.19
$0.16
$0.69
$0.11
$0.71
$1.93
$5.44

Tips

Health Tips

  • If you're trying to cut back on sugar, consider replacing some of the sugar in this recipe with a sweetener like Stevia or Splenda. If you're against these kinds of sweeteners, start reducing the amount of real sugar you use until your tastebuds adjust.

  • If you really want to benefit from chocolate's health benefits, use cacao nibs instead of chocolate chips. They are much less processed than chocolate chips and have no added sugar!

  • If you're worried about cholesterol and heart disease, you may have heard you should limit your egg consumption to one egg per day or eat only egg whites. However, new research suggests you might go ahead and eat your whole eggs. It turns out egg yolk contains valuable nutrients (the cartenoids that make it yellow are great for eye health, folic acid is great for brain health, and it has vitamins A, E, D, and K) and dietary cholesterol seems to have little influence on blood cholesterol levels.

  • If you're following a vegan diet (or avoiding dairy), make sure the brand of chocolate chips you buy is suitable for your diet! Always read the labels carefully. If you cannot find chocolate chips free from milk or other dairy in stores near you, look online.

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Cooking Tips

  • There are two types of cinnamon. The more expensive and rarer type is Ceylon cinnamon (considered to be "true cinnamon"). The cinnamon most common in North America is cassia cinnamon. Though the flavor is certainly similar, Ceylon cinnamon is said to be more subtle yet also more complex.

Green Tips

  • Choose free range or organic eggs whenever possible! Even though they are more expensive, eggs are generally cheap to begin with, and eggs from cage-free chickens are worth the extra cost.

Disclaimer

Nutritional Information

Quickview
137 Calories
3g Protein
4g Total Fat
22g Carbs
2% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
137
7%

Fat
4g
7%

  Saturated Fat
3g
23%

Carbohydrates
22g
8%

  Sugar
14g
16%

Cholesterol
20mg
7%

Sodium
137mg
6%

Alcohol
0.28g
2%

Caffeine
6mg
2%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
3g
6%

Manganese
0.41mg
20%

Selenium
6µg
9%

Fiber
2g
9%

Copper
0.16mg
8%

Magnesium
28mg
7%

Phosphorus
71mg
7%

Zinc
0.85mg
6%

Potassium
185mg
5%

Iron
0.9mg
5%

Calcium
46mg
5%

Vitamin B2
0.08mg
5%

Vitamin B6
0.08mg
4%

Vitamin C
2mg
3%

Vitamin B1
0.05mg
3%

Folate
12µg
3%

Vitamin B3
0.54mg
3%

Vitamin B5
0.24mg
2%

Vitamin E
0.31mg
2%

Vitamin K
1µg
2%

Vitamin B12
0.08µg
1%

Vitamin A
63IU
1%

covered percent of daily need

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