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Zucchini Muffins




2/3 cup vegetable oil
2 large eggs
2/3 cup granulated sugar
1/2 cup light or dark brown sugar, packed
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
pinch of cloves
1 1/2 cups finely shredded unpeeled zucchini
1/2 cup finely shredded carrot
1/2 cup chopped walnuts


1) Grease and flour 12 muffin cups. Heat oven to 375°F. 2) In a mixing bowl, beat the oil with eggs, sugars, and vanilla extract. 3)Combine the flour, soda, baking powder, salt and cinnamon; add wet ingredients; stirring until blended. Fold in shredded zucchini and carrots. 4) Fill in muffin cups about 3/4 full; sprinkle with cinnamon sugar or granulated sugar if desired. Bake for 20 minutes. Makes 12.