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Recipe Favourite – Zucchini Brownies

Zuchinni Brownies

Zucchini Brownies

Mum’s and dad’s, if you have trouble getting your kids to eat their veggies, well here is a yummy recipe where you can hide them.

These Zucchini Brownies will be a hit with the kids and they have no idea they are full of nutritional vegetables.

You can do like I did and substitute some of the zucchini for carrots as well.

Because of the strong cocoa taste, this will be a hit for the sweet tooth in the family.

Or if you prefer a little less sweetness then reduce the sugar by half. I didn’t this time but you can add your own chocolate icing as well.

So give this quick and easy recipe a try.



500 grams zucchini (or add a carrot or two in place of some of the zucchini)

100 grams olive oil

180 grams raw sugar

2 teaspoons vanilla essence

270 grams Self Raising Flour

50 grams cocoa


Preheat oven to 180 degrees.

Line a 26cm x 16cm slice tin with baking paper. If you don’t this size tray use a baking dish however the slice might be thin like mine.

Chop zucchini roughly and place in Thermomix (TM) bowl or food processor.

Add oil, sugar and vanilla essence.

Mix speed 7 for 15 seconds in TM or until combined and smooth in the processor.

Scrap down the sides of bowl.

Add flour and cocoa and mix speed 4 for 30 seconds in TM and keep mixing in 5-second intervals until mixture is fully combined.

Spread mixture into prepared slice tin and bake for 15-20 minutes.

Test by inserting a skewer and checking it is ready when it comes out relatively clean with a minute amount of moisture.

Once completely cooled in the tin remove and slice with a sharp knife.

Hint: Dust with a little icing sugar before serving.

Great for slicing up and freezing for kids lunches.

Thanks to Julicious at the Thermomix recipe community.

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Jodie Klaproth
Jodie has a passion for home cooking and loves to share her passion with people whenever an occasion is presented. Blogging is a new pursuit for Jodie as she is normally entertaining guests for diner, lunch, and breakfast or attended to her investment properties. Although she loves cooking and entertaining guests, she loves to hear from like-minded food lovers who enjoy cooking or dining out to a delicious meal with friends.

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