Mint Chocolate Cupcakes

Course: Cupcakes
Cuisine: American
Keyword: coconut flour recipes, Easy cupcakes
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 6 cupcakes
Calories: 259kcal
Author: Angela Coleby
A chocolate cupcake slathered with a mint cream cheese topping
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Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup butter, unsalted softened
  • 1/4 cup erythritol
  • 3 eggs medium
  • 1/4 cup coconut flour
  • 1/4 cup cocoa powder unsweetened
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 2 tablespoons coconut milk

Frosting

  • 4 oz cream cheese
  • 1/4 cup butter, unsalted softened
  • 2 tablespoons erythritol ground
  • 2 drops green food colouring
  • 1/4 teaspoon peppermint extract

Instructions

MAKE THE CUPCAKES

  • Preheat the oven to 180C/350F degrees.
  • Whisk the butter and erythritol together until smooth
  • Gradually add the eggs, one at a time and continue to whisk
  • Add the coconut flour, salt, baking powder, cocoa powder and coconut milk and whisk until smooth.
  • If the batter seems too thick add more coconut milk.
  • Place the batter into cupcake cases 3/4 of the way up and bake for 20 minutes until the tops spring back lightly when touched.
  • Allow to cool

MAKE THE FROSTING

  • Mix the cream cheese and butter together until blended
  • Add the erythritol, peppermint extract and green food colouring until soft with no lumps. (Mix with a blender if it's easier).  
  • Smother or pipe the cupcakes with the mint frosting
  • Decorate with a couple of chocolate chips (Optional)

Notes

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Nutrition

Serving: 1cupcake | Calories: 259kcal | Carbohydrates: 6.7g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 24g | Fiber: 3.5g