Tuesday, March 6, 2012
BEET CUPCAKE, RECIPE TASTE TEST CHALLENGE!
Grate 1 large beet (organic peel and all)
Mix 2 T. Flax meal with 6 T. water and let sit until it turns into a gel, then dump it into a large bowl with 1/2 c. coconut sugar, 1/2 c. olive oil, 1/4 c. cranberries, 1/2 c. chocolate chips (Enjoy Life brand), orange zest from 1 orange (set aside)
Mix in a smaller bowl 1 cup Bob's Redmill all purpose GF flour, 1/2 tsp. cinnamon, 1/4 tsp. sea salt, 1/2 tsp. baking soda
Pour dry ingredients into wet, mix with a wooden spoon until mixed well- do not over mix.
Place in 10 lined muffin tins and bake at 350 for about 20 minutes. (Toothpick test: insert toothpick, if it comes out clean- done, if not cook a bit longer)
FROSTING (Optional- good without it) 4 oz. Tofutti Cream Cheese, 4 oz. Smart Balance or Coconut Butter, 1 C. Powdered Sugar, 1 tsp. vanilla extract (GF) Cream Tofutti and Butter, add sugar and vanilla. Spread a small layer over cupcake and I refriedrgate them!
Give 'em a try and comment here or on Facebook and tell us how it goes!
Posted by Kingdom Kids Nutrition at 6:47 PM