Vega: Chocolate Protein Cupcakes with Avocado Frosting

August 2016 - Dessert

Vega: Chocolate Protein Cupcakes with Avocado Frosting

Why wait for a special occasion? These Chocolate Cupcakes have protein to make them an any-day-snack. See if your friends can guess the secret frosting ingredient!

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Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F and line a muffin tin.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine flour, oats, protein, baking soda, baking powder and salt.
  3. In a separate mixing bowl, combine milk, vinegar, maple syrup and coconut oil.
  4. Gently fold wet and dry ingredients together and pour into muffin tins.
  5. Bake 12-17 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.
  6. While cupcakes are cooling make frosting. In a blender combine, avocado, orange zest and juice, cocoa powder, protein, salt and maple syrup.
  7. Frost cooled cupcakes and enjoy!

 

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