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19+ Easy Zucchini Dessert Recipes

Lots of easy zucchini dessert recipes to choose from. From muffins to cake and everything in between, this green vegetable is so versatile.

zucchini dessert recipes

Not only are these zucchini dessert recipes super simple to make, but they’re also a great way to use up all that homegrown zucchini from your garden, too. If you’re looking for a variety of desserts to choose from, you’re going to love all these great options. 

The summer months provide the opportunity to grow delicious vegetables and food in your garden. Sometimes, that means that you’ll have to figure out creative ways to use that food up so it doesn’t go bad.

  • What better way to get your veggie intake (and get some veggies into the stomach of your kids!) than with these simple zucchini dessert recipes.

Let’s start with the obvious. This moist zucchini bread recipe came from my Grandma. Everyone who tries it gives it 5 stars! We tweaked it and made zucchini pineapple bread too.

Moist Zucchini Bread Recipe 2

There are so many other things you can make beyond a loaf though. But that is a good start to get you craving even more of these below.

They’re literally so good that no one is going to believe you when you tell them that the main ingredient is actually zucchini. Get ready to treat your taste buds with these super simple, delicious homemade desserts.

Pumpkin zucchini muffins are probably our very favorite hand held to go recipe choice. Want to add veggies? Try our zucchini blueberry muffins too.

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Zucchini Dessert Recipes

While there are plenty of recipes out there, I find that these are some of the best. Get ready to treat your taste buds to these unique and scrumptious desserts.

No one is going to believe that these brownies are made from veggies. Super moist and sort of like a chocolate zucchini cake. Sharing these with your family and friends is an absolute must.

The great part about this zucchini dessert is that the bananas add a natural sweetener to each and every bite. (And if you need to use up some overripe bananas quickly, this is the recipe to make it happen)

zucchini banana bread

Yep, you read that right. Two vegetables in one simple and yummy dessert. And if I were to guess, I’m going to assume that no one is going to be able to decipher or taste either one.

The crunchy texture is definitely a plus when it comes to this zucchini dessert. Soft and crunchy, you’ll be hard-pressed to stop after just one bite.

This unique recipe is one that you just have to share. Wow them with the flavor of this delicious homemade zucchini cake. It’s so light and airy and perfect for all times of the year.

If you love a good sheet cake you could use your batter to make it a bit thinner. Baked zucchini bread this way doesn’t take much time at all.

Sheet Cake Recipe

Calling all lemon lovers! The added lemon flavor takes this dessert from good to great. It’s one of those simple desserts that will have everyone wondering just how long it took you to make. It’s just that good!

If you’re on a gluten-free diet, you’re about to treat your taste buds. Every bite has the sweet taste of maple without the worry of eating gluten.

The best part about these zucchini bars is that they’re great for grabbing and running out the door. Making a homemade snack that everyone can enjoy has never been more simple than this. Whip up a batch and have on hand during the school year when everyone has chaotic schedules that never seem to slow down.

Who doesn’t love Nutella? Now you get to combine that flavor and taste with chocolate chips and zucchini in every single bite. Most people tend to eat Nutella for breakfast so why can’t you as well?

Perfect cookies to make for a fall day! These homemade cookies are packed with just the right amount of cookies and oatmeal.

Use your air fryer for more than just dinner! With just a little bit of effort, you’ll make delicious zucchini bread in no time at all!

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Sweet enough for dessert but still a viable breakfast option, you won’t want to miss out on making this homemade bread recipe. And if you can’t eat it all in one sitting, you can always freeze some to come back to for later.

These brownies just might have one of the best fudgy tastes, ever. Grab a nice big glass of milk and get ready to fall in love. Every single bite delivers in taste and flavor.

Zucchini Brownie Recipe 3

The frosting on this cake recipe really does make the recipe so good and delicious. There’s just something about that cream cheese frosting that is hard to ignore.

Add a bit of whole wheat into your diet with these simple muffins. Eat them fresh or freeze them for a later date. However you want to eat them is totally up to you!

Zucchini Desserts

Cooking up zucchini is actually really simple to do. If you’re wanting to add in zucchini to your recipes, here are a few tips that you’ll want to use.

  • Always wash the zucchini on the outside before cutting or grating

I mean, they are grown on top the dirt of a vegetable garden so you don’t want all of that inside your recipe.

Washing the outside of the zucchini is important because if not, when you cut it, you’ll be dragging your knife through and carrying whatever was on the outside in the inside as well. 

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  • Buy a grater to help keep your zucchini into small pieces

While you can try to chop it up by hand, using a grater is the best and most simple process possible. 

  • Drain out any excess liquid as best you can

Did you know that zucchini actually holds a lot of liquid? If you’re going to grate it and shred it for your recipes, you’ll need to make certain that you’re squeezing out as much of the liquid that you can. If not, you just might have a soggy dessert that literally takes forever to get done baking.

how to make zucchini bread

Homemade zucchini dessert recipes

There you have it! You now have access to 15 different zucchini dessert recipes to try and eat. And from the looks of it, all of them are true winners! 

Get your baking gloves ready because now is the time to treat yourself, your friends, and your family to these delicious homemade zucchini dessert options.

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Gloria

Monday 3rd of May 2021

You can NEVER have too many zucchini recipes. What a great collection. I will be making my way through this list. Pinned and shared.

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