Are you a health fanatic who can’t get through the day without dessert? Zucchini and chocolate may sound like the craziest combination, but when it tastes as incredible as it does, you won’t second guess the ingredients.
This roundup of tasty zucchini desserts will not only inspire you to eat healthy, but may even motivate you to eat dessert more often. These healthy sweets will satisfy your sweet tooth and give you an extra serving of vegetables.
Chocolate Zucchini Bread Pudding
If you’ve never tried zucchini bread, now is a good time to start. You can enjoy this bread pudding without guilt with the knowledge that it contains vegetables. Make this recipe dairy-free by using almond or coconut milk instead of regular milk.
Double-Chocolate Zucchini Cake
Yes, this is a real thing. Zucchini is shredded and woven into a sweet cake batter that is baked to perfection. Add a drizzle of chocolate for the final touch.
Gluten-Free Chocolate-Chip Zucchini Bread Squares
If your diet restricts you from eating gluten, you can still enjoy a dessert with “bread” in the title. Believe it or not, this recipe is also vegan, using substitutes for eggs and butter.
Gluten-Free Balsamic Zucchini Scones
Who said scones could only be found at a coffee shop? Whip up these sweet and savory treats using fresh zucchini and brown rice flour. These scones are gluten-free, vegan, light, fluffy, and topped with a sweet balsamic drizzle.
The accompanying slideshow is provided by fellow The Daily Meal editorial staff member Julie Ruggirello.