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Sour Cream Zucchini Brownies - TSLC

Zucchini Brownies are a great way to use up some of that zucchini from the garden.  I have one zucchini plant this summer and it is half as big as my patio and I get two or three zucchini a day! I cannot believe this plant has produced so much.  I have made zucchini bread, fried zucchini, zucchini cake, zucchini brownies and I guess the cookies will be next on the menu. We love zucchini and these brownies are one of our favorites. This makes a moist, chewy zucchini brownie with lots of chocolate flavor.

2 cups all-purpose flour

3/4 cup 100 per cent pure cocoa

1 teaspoon baking soda

1/2 teaspoon salt

1 1/3 cups white granulated sugar

3 cups shredded zucchini

1 cup sour cream

8 tablespoons butter or 1/2 cup, melted

2 eggs

2 teaspoons vanilla extract

1 cup chocolate chips (I used semi-sweet)

1/2 to 1 cup chopped walnuts or pecans

In a large mixing bowl whisk together the flour, cocoa, baking soda, salt and sugar.  Add shredded zucchini, sour cream, butter, eggs, vanilla extract and mix well with a spoon.  Fold in chocolate chips and nuts.  Spray a 9 x 13 baking dish with cooking spray.  Add your brownie mixture.  Bake in preheated 350 degree oven for 35 to 40 minutes.  Ovens vary so check to make sure they are done. Enjoy!

Sour Cream Zucchini Brownies TSLC

If you like this recipe, you might also like my recipe for Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Brownies.

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  1. Billie Townsend says:

    Can I use cream cheese instead of sour cream?

  2. Can you use yellow squash?

  3. This may seem like a silly question but do you peel the zucchini first ?

  4. Diane Zambardino says:

    Do you squeeze the moisture from the zuchinni before mixing?

  5. I made these delicious brownies, very moist and great chocolate flavor.Great way too use zucchini.

  6. I love anything baked with sour cream in it. It makes it so moist, rich, creamy almost like it melts in your mouth. So, this with be on my bucket list for this week. Thank you so much for sharing. I Love your website. 😛

  7. these brownies look “yummy”

  8. YUMMERS! Those brownies look awesome and moist. So glad you shared. I have lots of zucchini too – given to me, and need all the recipes like this I can get. Pinning! Hope you have a wonderful weekend.

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