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Green Velvet Cupcakes

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Serves 24
A delicious green velvet cupcake
Prep Time - 20 min
Cook Time - 17 min
Total Time - 40 min

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Ingredients

  • Cupcakes
  • 2 1/2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 tbsp cocoa flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups vegetable oil
  • 2 large eggs, room temperature
  • 1 oz green food coloring
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup low fat buttermilk
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 2 tsp distilled white vinegar
  • Cream Cheese Frosting
  • 8 oz reduced fat cream cheese, room temperature
  • 1/2 cup butter, room temperature
  • 1 1/2 cups powder sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

Details

Adapted from judykey.agelesshealthyskin.com

Preparation

Step 1

Cupcakes
1.Preheat oven to 350
2.Line a cupcake tin with liners
3.In a large bowl whisk together flour, cocoa powder & salt
4.In the bowl of an electric mixer whisk together sugar and pumpkin until combined
5.Add eggs, one at a time, until each is well incorporated, making sure to scrape down the sides of the bowl as necessary
6.Mix in food & vanilla extract
7.Reduce speed to low and add in flour mixture, alternating with the buttermilk, starting and ending with the flour mixture
8.In a small bowl mix together the baking soda & vinegar, it will foam, & add to the cupcake mixture, mixing on high for 10 seconds
9.Divide batter evenly (I used a ice cream scoop) among cupcake liners and bake for 17-18 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the middle comes out clean
10.Cool completely and then ice with cream cheese frosting
Cream Cheese Frosting
1.In the bowl of an electric mixer beat butter & cream cheese until fluffy, 2-3 minutes
2.Reduce speed to low and add in powder sugar slowly until well combined and smooth
3.Add in vanilla and mix until well incorporated
4.Frost cooled cupcakes
5.ENJOY!
Notes
Each cupcake is 6 WW+ points

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