Fit Girls Peanut Butter Chocolate Cupcakes

Fit Girls Peanut Butter Chocolate Cupcakes recipe

by Laura Marquis

Laura Marquis, owner of Naturally Healthy Desserts, is on a mission to revolutionize desserts and she made this healthy, fit girls cupcake recipe especially for IgniteGirls. Who doesn’t love peanut butter and chocolate?

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Prep Time: 10 mins
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Cool Time: 10 minutes

Makes 24 cupcakes.

Cupcake Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cup almond flour (blanched)
  • 1 1/2 cup gluten-free flour
  • 3/4 cup cacao powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 1/2 cup coconut sugar
  • 3 tablespoons cashew butter
  • 1 1/4 cup refined coconut oil
  • 1/2 avocado (ripe)
  • 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups warm water
Directions 
  1. Preheat oven to 350F.
  2. Mix all dry ingredients together in large bowl.
  3. Mix all wet ingredients together until well blended in medium bowl.
  4. Add wet ingredients to dry ingredients and mix for 2 minutes.
  5. Line cupcake pan with cupcake liners. Fill molds until 3/4 full.
  6. Cook for 20 minutes.
  7. Let cool.

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Frosting Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup raw cashews
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 5 medjool dates
  • dash of salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon cinnamon​​
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/8 teaspoon vanilla bean powered
  • 1 tablespoon refined coconut oil
  •  4 tablespoons peanut butter
Directions 
  1. Blend all ingredients in blender until smooth
  2. Frost cooled cupcakes
  3. Sprinkle with cacao powder​
  4. Enjoy!

 

11025882_1543812662551108_8740796618151232252_oAbout Laura

Laura is a small town Vermont girl who grew up playing in the kitchen with her mom and sisters and she also owns a fitness studio in San Diego, California. What started as a love of baking and a passion for health and fitness turned into a personal challenge – to merge her love for making sweet treats and living a naturally healthy lifestyle into one world. Follow her on the #NATURALLYHEALTHY Dessert Revolution! You might also recognize Laura from her Tedx Talk“Confessions of a Sugar Addict in a Sugar-Laden World” 

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