Zucchini Chocolate Brownies


  • 1/2 cup coconut oil, melted
  • 3/4 cup caster sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup dark chocolate chips
  • 2 cups self raising flour
  • 1/2 cup cocoa, sifted
  • 2 cups zucchini, grated


  1. Preheat oven to 160°C, fan forced.
  2. Grease or line 30 x 20cm slice tun with baking paper.
  3. In a large bowl, whisk together coconut oil, sugar, vanilla and egg until smooth.
  4. Stir chocolate chips through mixture.
  5. Gently fold flour and cocoa through wet ingredients, mix until just combined. NOTE: the mixture at this stage is still very dry. Adding the zucchini in the next step will moisten the mix.
  6. Add zucchini and stir through. Let sit for a few minutes.
  7. Stir zucchini and chocolate mixture again until well combined.
  8. Pour mixture into prepared slice tin.
  9. Bake slice for 25 minutes, or until just cooked through.
  10. Cool in tin.