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Garden Muffins - Back to School Snack

Today I wanted to share these fabulous muffins that I have been making for the kiddos using our green zucchini and yellow squash from our garden. 

Garden Muffins

These turn out so moist and fluffy and freeze like a dream.  The recipe I am sharing will give you 10 good size muffins and 1 large loaf of bread. 

  • Ingredients: 

  • 3 eggs
  • 2 cups sugar (yes I know it's a lot)
  • 1 cup oil or applesauce
  • 2 cups fresh zucchini, grated
  • 2 cups fresh yellow squash, grated (I used my food processor)
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 3 cups + 3 tablespoon flour
  • 1 ½ teaspoons cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 cup chocolate chips
Preheat oven to 375 degrees, grease bread loaf pan and 10 cake cups
Mix all ingredients in order, as listed. Mix until well combined.
Once it is well combined pour into bread pan, and bake at 375 for 40-50 minutes.
Insert toothpick to make sure bread is done.  Muffins will only take 15 -20 minutes.

Its our go to snack right now since our garden is showing off with a ton of fresh squash and zucchini.  
You might want to try another HUGE hit with the kids that I posted a few years ago.  Zucchini Chocolate Chip Cookies. 

Bon Appetit!

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