10 Sneaky Ways to Turn Zucchini Into Delicious Desserts

Sneaky zucchini is a master of disguise. This ordinary squash can transform itself into decadent treats that fool even the most determined zucchini haters. But don’t just take my word for it — let’s see what reviewers have to say about these undercover zucchini desserts.

Chocolate Zucchini Cake III

“This is one of those cakes where you close your eyes with each bite, it’s so good. My French boyfriend couldn’t believe it was made with zucchini. Perfect!” — RAKK

Sneaky Zucchini Desserts | Chocolate Zucchini Cake III

Photo by Carla

Lemon Zucchini Bars

“I’ve never seen the hubby eat bread with veggies before. This was a hit! yum. new favorite.” — Lorebetty

Sneaky Zucchini Desserts | Lemon Zucchini Bars

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Chocolate-Zucchini Cupcakes

“Seriously amazing. My daughter and I love these and you can’t tell there’s zucchini in them at all!” — Arielle

Sneaky Zucchini Desserts | Chocolate-Zucchini Cupcakes

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Zucchini Brownies

“Fabulous!!! By the end of the zucchini season in our garden my husband can’t even stand the word zucchini! These are so moist and wonderful, and you never even guess there are zucchinis included!” — COWELLS4

Zucchini Cookies

“I know…that was my first thought, too: ‘Zucchini cookies? You have got to be kidding me!’ However, a cookie is a cookie so I gave these a go. Hello, delicious! They were light, soft, chewy, flavorful, and gone!” — TMoore

Sneaky Zucchini Desserts | Zucchini Cookies

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Zucchini Pie I

“My Dad and sister were like, ‘hmmmm…zucchini pie, really?’ Of course, after the first bite they both LOVED it.” — huntannaka (BTW, many reviewers said reminded them of pumpkin pie.)

Sneaky Zucchini Desserts | Zucchini Pie I

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Zucchini Apple Pie

“Amazing…best disguise for zucchini yet. When I served it at dinner my husband asked, ‘What kind of apples are these?’ I said, ‘The long, skinny, green kind from the garden!'” — OHIOMOMX2 (And guess what? There are absolutely NO apples in the recipe!)

Sneaky Zucchini Desserts | Pie

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Zucchini Crisp

“It seriously tastes like apples. It fooled the kids AND the boyfriend. :)” — lauren

Sneaky Zucchini Desserts | Crisp

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Zucchini-Lemon Sorbet

“Had a few other friends try it before I told them what was in it and the consensus came back with an astounding ‘NOM! followed by, ‘Really? Zucchini?'” — mmm

Sneaky Zucchini Desserts | Lemon Sorbet

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Don’t Knock it Until You Try it Zucchini Chocolate Banana Nut Milkshake

“Everyone in my family loved it and nobody could believe the secret ingredient was zucchini — you can’t taste it at all!” — Jennifer DeFosse

Sneaky Zucchini Desserts | Don't Knock it Until You Try it Zucchini Chocolate Banana Nut Milkshake

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