Chocolate Cupcakes

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup almond meal
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon decaffeinated espresso powder
  • 2-4 packets of stevia
  • 5 teaspoons coconut oil, melted
  • 12 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 3 tablespoons coconut oil, melted
  • 1/4 cup natural creamy peanut butter – frosting
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder – frosting
  • 2 packet of stevia – frosting

Instructions:

  1. Preheat oven to 375°F, and line a muffin pan with 6 paper cups.
  2. Combine the almond flour, baking powder, salt, 1/2 cup cocoa powder, espresso powder, and stevia together in a bowl.
  3. In another bowl, combine the coconut oil, applesauce, eggs, and vanilla extract.
  4. Pour the bowl made in step 3 into the bowl from step 2. Stir.
  5. Fill the paper cups 3/4 full.
  6. Bake for 15-20 minutes, and after, allow the cupcakes to cool for 5 minutes in the pan before transferring them to a cooling rack.
  7. Mix the peanut butter, 1/4 cocoa powder, and 2 packets of stevia and spread a little on each cupcake.
  8. Enjoy 🙂
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