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Black Forest Protein Cupcakes

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Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Course All Recipes, Dessert
Cuisine All, Bodybuilding Friendly
Servings 8
Calories 120 kcal

Ingredients
  

Cake

  • 2 1/2 scoops low carb chocolate whey protein
  • 1/2 cup Splenda or Stevia
  • 1/4 cup coconut flour
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1/4 cup egg whites
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 tsp coconut oil
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/4 tsp almond extract
  • 1/2 cup frozen dark sweet cherries do not thaw

Frosting

  • 3 oz whipped cream cheese
  • 3 oz fat-free plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 tbsp Splenda or Stevia
  • 1/8 tsp almond extract

Instructions
 

Cake

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Whisk together dry ingredients in a mixing bowl, then mix in wet ingredients until smooth.
  • Fold in dark sweet cherries.
  • Line eight wells of a muffin tin with paper or foil liners, or coat wells with cooking spray. Fill wells 3/4 full with batter.
  • Bake for 15-25 minutes, or until a toothpick or knife inserted comes out clean.
  • Let cupcakes cool for 10-15 minutes.

Frosting

  • combine frosting ingredients (adjust sweetness to taste) to spread over cupcakes once cool.
  • For fancier frosting, use a piping bag, or a Ziploc bag with one corner cut off.

Notes

Nutrition

Calories: 120kcalCarbohydrates: 9gProtein: 22gFat: 5g
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