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Recipes » Desserts » Fabulous Chocolate Cupcakes With Mousse Frosting
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Ingredients

Cupcake

  • 2 flax eggs (see tips)
  • 1 cup dates
  • 1 cup water
  • ⅓ cup cacao powder
  • 1 ¼ cup cup oat flour
  • 1 Tbsp baking powder
  • 2 tsp baking soda
  • 2 Tbsp applesauce

Mousse Frosting

  • 1 12.3 ounce box of silken tofu, firm or extra firm
  • 2 Tbsp cacao powder
  • ½ tsp vanilla
  • ½ cup date paste

Instructions

Cupcake

  • 1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • 2. Make the flax eggs by whisking together the flax seeds with the water until well combined, then place in the fridge to set for 10 minutes.
  • 3. In a blender, process together the dates and water until smooth.
  • 4. In a bowl, mix the cacao powder, oat flour, baking powder, and baking soda until well combined.
  • 5. Add the date/water paste, flax egg, and applesauce, and mix well.
  • 6. Line a mini muffin pan with silicone liners.
  • 7. Pour the batter evenly into the silicone cupcake molds.
  • 8. Bake for 30 minutes, or until a toothpick comes out clean.
  • 9. Let cool before frosting.

Mousse Frosting

  • 1. Blend tofu, cocoa powder, date paste and vanilla in a blender until well blended.
  • 2. To thicken the mousse, chill before frosting.

Cooking Tips

  • 1. 2 flax eggs = (2 Tbsp ground flax seeds + 6 Tbsp water)
  • 2. Decorate with raspberries or strawberries.

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