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5 Ingredient Chocolate and Quinoa Cupcakes

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5 Ingredient Chocolate and Quinoa Cupcakes

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Chocolate and Quinoa Cupcakes
These Chocolate and Quinoa Cupcakes taste as good as they look! The protein from the quinoa will keep you fuller for longer, and they make a perfect snack on the go.
5 Ingredient Chocolate and Quinoa Cupcakes
Course Snack
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Servings
Ingredients
Course Snack
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Servings
Ingredients
5 Ingredient Chocolate and Quinoa Cupcakes
Instructions
  1. Cook quinoa according to packet directions. Set aside to cool.
  2. Preheat oven to 190C / gas mark 5, and line 12 muffin tray holes with muffin cases.
  3. Combine cooled quinoa with 1/4 cup cacao/cocoa powder and 1/4 cup coconut sugar. Stir through the eggs and spoon batter into the prepared muffin tray.
  4. Bake for 20-25 minutes, or until a skewer inserted into the centre comes out clean.
  5. Combine remaining cacao/cocoa powder, remaining coconut sugar, and avocado in a blender until smooth, adding the coconut milk a little at a time to reach a smooth but firm icing consistency.
  6. Top each cupcake with an even amount of the chocolate icing to serve.
  7. Once cupcake is one serve. Store leftover cupcakes in the fridge in an airtight container for 2-3 days.
Recipe Notes

149 calories per serve

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