Everyone loves desserts especially cupcakes. You might think that cupcakes are just for little kids. Truth of the matter is this delightful treat can actually bring out the kid in all of us. However there are some just some people who opt not to divulge a cupcake because of some health reasons. This is what urged bakers to create something which is equally mouth watering but not as sweet as regular cupcakes. That is why as time goes by more and more cupcake boutiques are serving healthy cupcakes.
Below is an easy to follow recipe for a healthy cupcake. Anyone can follow this healthy chocolate cupcake recipe. Youll surely feel good about sharing these scrumptious treats with everyone you love without a feeling of guilt afterwards. Also these cupcakes use whole wheat pastry flour and wheat germ instead of all purpose flour, but you can never find it out taste, it tastes awesome.
1 Cup Flour Blend
2 Tablespoons Unsweetened Cocoa Powder
2 Teaspoons Baking Powder
1/2 Teaspoon Salt
Around 1/4 Cup Miniature Chocolate Chips
1/2 Teaspoon Baking Soda
4 Tablespoons Unsalted Butter
1/3 Cup Semisweet Chocolate Chips
1/4 Cup Prune Puree
2 Teaspoons Vanilla Extract
3/4 Cup Purple Puree
1/2 Cup Sugar
1 Tablespoon Water
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Melt the butter and chocolate chips together in a saucepan for 15 seconds, stir it once and heat it again for 20 seconds.
Remove from heat and let it cool for a little while.
In another bowl, stir together the pureed prune, vanilla, purple puree, sugar and 1 tablespoon water.
Using another mixing bowl, stir together the dry ingredients and 1/2 teaspoon baking soda. Add this to the chocolate mixture and blend thoroughly.
Use ice cream scoop that measures 3 tables spoon to fill the paper liners with the cupcake batter. Ensure that the liners are not over filled. to 2/3 full is preferred in order to avoid spilling
Bake the batter for 23 to 25 minutes until fully cooked. You can test the cupcake by inserting a toothpick in the center and when it comes out clean then thats good to go.
Allow the cupcakes to cool down on a wire rack before putting the frosting that you prefer.
Frosting your cupcakes is optional; you may simply dust it with some powdered sugar or leave it plain.
Cupcakes tastes like heaven but if it consumed in excess, it can cause also be harmful to your health. But with therise of healthy cupcakes it gives health conscious people the chance to have a taste of it without worrying for any harmful results to their health. The recipe listed above should give you a good taste of a healthy cupcake. Try it and hopefully youll enjoy eating it. Share this recipe with your friends as well so you could enjoy a healthy snack together.