Featured Recipe: Pistachio Chocolate Mousse Cupcakes (Vegan)

 

Pistachio Chocolate Mousse Cupcakes

These pistachio cupcakes are decadent and delicious, packed with heart healthy ingredients like theobromine rich dark chocolate and omega 3 rich avocados.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time18 mins
Total Time33 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Fusion, Heart Healthy, North American
Servings: 12 Cupcakes

Ingredients

Cupcake:

  • 0.5 Cup Organic Applesauce
  • 0.66 Cup Almond Milk Unsweetened
  • 0.33 Cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 0.75 Cup + 2 tbsp Organic Cane Sugar
  • 1 tbsp Vanilla Extract
  • 1 Cup + 2 tbsp Organic All Purpose Flour
  • 2 tbsp Organic Cornstarch
  • 0.5 tsp Baking Powder Aluminum Free
  • 0.5 tsp Baking Soda Aluminum Free
  • 0.5 tsp Sea Salt
  • 0.33 cup Organic Pistachios Ground

Icing:

  • 2 Cups Organic Avocado Packed
  • 0.75 Cups "Mum's" Raw Cacao Powder
  • 0.5 Cups "Madhava" Raw Agave Nectar Room Temperature
  • 2 tbsp "Nutiva" Extra Virgin Coconut Oil Melted
  • 0.25 tsp "Organic Traditions" Vanilla Bean Powder
  • Pinch Sea Salt

Garnish:

  • 0.33 cup Organic Pistachios (Roughly Chopped To Sprinkle on Top)
  • 6 Organic Strawberries

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350Line a muffin tin with 12 cupcake liners.
  • In a large mixing bowl, whisk together yogurt, soy milk, oil, sugar and rosewater. In a medium bowl, sift together the flour, cornstarch, baking soda, baking powder, and salt. Add pistachios and stir to mix. Add dry ingredients to wet ingredients and mix just until combined.
  • Fill the liners three-quarters of the way. Bake about 18 minutes or until done. Let cool before frosting.
  • Combine all frosting ingredients in a food processor until smooth and transfer to a piping bag.
  • Pipe on top of your cupcakes using a medium size star tip and decorate using heart cut-outs of our “Fruit & Nut Chocolate Energy Bars” or chopped pistachios and half a strawberry, fanned out.

Notes

Each Serving Contains:
421 calories; 8 g protein; 25 g total fat (0 g trans fat); 48 g total carbohydrates (27 g of sugar); 147 mg sodium

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