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Chocolate Cupcakes with Avocado-Mint Icing [Vegan, GF]

Whoa mama! Chocolate and mint pair up to create an amazing flavor sensation in these gluten-free, oil-free, low sugar cupcakes. Avocado is the perfect candidate for the smooth and creamy mint icing that goes on top and the bright green color will be enough for your kids/dinner guests to be intrigued.

Chocolate Cupcakes with Avocado-Mint Icing

This Recipe is :

Dairy FreeGluten FreeVegan

Serves

8 cupcakes

Ingredients

For the Cupcakes

  • 1/2 cup millet flour
  • 1 cup buckwheat flour
  • 1/2 cup cocoa powder
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup banana puree
  • 1/2 cup avocado puree
  • 1/2 cup plus 2 tbsp agave nectar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 6 tbsp water

For the Icing 

  • 1/4 cup avocado puree
  • 1/2 tsp lemon juice
  • 1-2 sprigs of mint leaves chopped
  • mint extract, optional (if mint isn’t minty enough)
  • 1 tbsp agave
  • 1 tsp water to blend

Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 350F.
  2. Combine the dry ingredients (flour, baking powder, baking soda, cocoa powder and salt) in a medium bowl, set aside.
  3. Combine the rest of the ingredients in a larger bowl.
  4. Add the dry ingredient mix into the rest of the ingredients in the larger bowl.
  5. Line a muffin tin with cupcake cups, spoon batter in to cups.
  6. Bake for 20 minutes or until an inserted toothpick comes out clean.
  7. For icing: combine all listed ingredients in a food processor or you can use an immersion blender.
  8. Let cupcakes cool completely before icing them, ice just before serving as the avocado will start to turn brown

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AUTHOR & RECIPE DETAILS


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Jaclyn and Jenn Enchin are twin sisters who are the authors of Sketch-Free Vegan Eating, a vegan blog chronicling unique, and innovative recipes. They try their best to use unprocessed, low sugar and gluten-free ingredients so that those following restrictive diets can use their recipes without compromise. Besides cooking up a storm in the kitchen, they are the site moderators of Health Freak Food while also attempting a musical theater career.


 

 

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57 comments on “Chocolate Cupcakes with Avocado-Mint Icing [Vegan, GF]”

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Deidra Mae
11 Months Ago

Ewwww


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Joy Stacey-Hills
11 Months Ago

Yuk !!


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Marichelle John Cordeta
11 Months Ago

Made this one last year, but in a bundt cake form instead of muffin! 'Twas yummy


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Jodie Tedrow
11 Months Ago

Yum! Mom, check it out! Chris Tedrow


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Cat Grace-Crisologo
11 Months Ago

...only one way to find out!


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Doug Poswencyk
11 Months Ago

no thanks


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Miguel Ângelo Luís
11 Months Ago

Claudia Ferreira =D


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Ashley Cox-Welch
11 Months Ago

Beth Walker Anderson


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Jacqulyn Fisher
11 Months Ago

Eww


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Lolly Galvin
11 Months Ago

Nicole ML WHAT!


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