Olive Oil and Zucchini Chocolate Mini Cakes

Olive oil and zucchini chocolate mini cakes

Ingredients

Process these together…

3/4 cup olive oil

3/4 cup caster sugar

2 eggs

1 tsp vanilla essence

Set aside these three ingredients…

250g zucchini (about 2 mid sized) grated and liquid squeezed out

1/2 c dried cranberries

1/2 c dark chocolate bits

Combine all the dry ingredients…

1/2 c wholemeal flour

3/4 c plain flour

1 tsp baking powder

1/2 tsp baking soda

1/4 cocoa powder

2 tsp ground cinnamon

1 tsp grated nutmeg

1/2 tsp salt

Method

Pre heat the oven to 170°C / 335°F

Either grease or line a 12 hole muffin tray with cupcake liners.

In a food processor place the sugar, oil, eggs and vanilla and blitz till light and fluffy, about 2 minutes.

Add the pre mixed dry ingredients and blitz till just combined.

Add the zucchini, cranberries and chocolate bits and give a quick blitz to combine all the ingredients.

Using a mid sized, spring-loaded ice cream scoop, scoop out the mixture into the lined or greased muffin tray.

Cook for about 25 minutes or till the skewer comes out clean.

Olive oil and zucchini chocolate mini cakes

Olive oil and zucchini chocolate mini cakes

Olive Oil and Zucchini Chocolate Mini Cakes
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Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: Modern
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Serves: 12
 
A delicious treat that kids and adults alike will love.
Ingredients
Process these together…
  • ¾ cup cold pressed olive oil
  • ¾ cup caster sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence
  • Set aside these three ingredients…
  • 250g zucchini (about 2 mid sized) grated and liquid squeezed out
  • ½ c dried cranberries
  • ½ c dark chocolate bits
Combine all the dry ingredients…
  • ½ c wholemeal flour
  • ¾ c plain flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • ¼ cocoa powder
  • 2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp grated nutmeg
  • ½ tsp salt
Instructions
  1. Pre heat the oven to 170°C / 335°F
  2. Either grease or line a 12 hole muffin tray with cupcake liners.
  3. In a food processor place the sugar, oil, eggs and vanilla and blitz till light and fluffy, about 2 minutes.
  4. Add the pre mixed dry ingredients and blitz till just combined.
  5. Add the zucchini, cranberries and chocolate bits and give a quick blitz to combine all the ingredients.
  6. Using a mid sized, spring-loaded ice cream scoop, scoop out the mixture into the lined or greased muffin tray.
  7. Cook for about 25 minutes or till the skewer comes out clean.

 

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