Glazed Chocolate-Avocado Cupcakes
Avocado replaces the eggs and most of the oil creating a rich, chocolatey batter that's ultra moist.
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1 tsp. baking powder
3/4 tsp. baking soda
3/4 tsp. salt
1 avocado, pitted and peeled
1 cup pure maple syrup
3/4 cup plain soymilk
1/3 cup canola oil
2 tsp. vanilla extract
1/4 block soft silken tofu (from 14-oz. container), drained and patted dry
3 Tbs. pure maple syrup
1/2 tsp. vanilla extract
1/8 tsp. salt
4 oz. semisweet vegan chocolate, melted
To make Cupcakes: 1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Line 12-cup muffin pan with paper liners. Whisk
together flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, baking soda, and salt in bowl. Purée avocado in
food processor until smooth. Add maple syrup, soymilk, oil, and vanilla, and blend until creamy.
Whisk avocado mixture into flour mixture.
2. Spoon batter into prepared cupcake cups. Bake 25 minutes, or until toothpick inserted into
center comes out with some crumbs attached. Cool.
3. To make Glaze: Blend tofu, maple syrup, vanilla, and salt in food processor until smooth. Add
chocolate to tofu mixture and blend until smooth. Transfer to bowl. Dip tops of Cupcakes into
Glaze, pulling straight up from Glaze to form peaks.
Carbohydrate Content: 44 g
Fat Content: 12.5 g
Fiber Content: 4 g
Protein Content: 4 g
Saturated Fat Content: 3 g
Sodium Content: 304 mg
Sugar Content: 24 g