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Fabulous Chocolate Cupcakes w/ Mousse Frosting

What You'll Need


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


How to Make It


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

2 flax eggs = (2 Tbsp ground flax seeds + 6 Tbsp water)

Decorate with raspberries or strawberries.

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