chocolate cupcake with mint and avocado

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 cupcake with mint and avocado 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.">
 
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Chocolate Cupcakes with Avocado-Mint Icing [V, 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

  • 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

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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3 comments on “Chocolate Cupcakes with Avocado-Mint Icing [V, GF]”

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9 Months Ago

Does the icing taste at all like avocado? I don't like avocados (no guacamole for me)! But, I'd like to try this if it doesn't taste like them.


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Sabrina
1 Years Ago

Spenard Roadhouse has GF vegan items noted on all their menus.Sacks Restaurant will cater to GF vegan needs and many items on their menu are allergen frniedly. Suite 100 has a GF allergy menu. Ask the hostess when seated. Kinley's Restaurant will cater to GF vegan needs. They have a GF menu. Many items are allergen frniedly. Bear Tooth Grill Theater Pub has a GF allergen menu. Just ask waitstaff, cashier at movie restaurant or To Go cashier.Simon Seaforts will cater to GF vegan needs. Just ask waitstaff they can direct you to allergen frniedly options. Might have a GF menu. Muse will cater to GF vegan needs. Ask waitstaff to ask chef about options. Middleway Cafe has GF vegan baked goods daily. They have breakfast menu items, soups salads that are GF allergen frniedly. Just ask cashier if items or specials are not labeled. They have something everyday usually.Organic Oasis has GF vegan options. They are offering GF vegan baked goods soups specials daily it seems. They can accommodate most allergens it seems when asked.


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Nia
2 Years Ago

Ooo, this is a great idea, flavor-wise!


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