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Chocolate Protein Cupcakes

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Course All Recipes, Dessert
Cuisine 1:1 Ratio, All, Bodybuilding Friendly, Cake
Servings 12
Calories 95 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 2 1/2 scoops Quest chocolate protein powder
  • 6 tbsp spenda or stevia
  • 1/3 cup unsweetened cacao
  • 1/4 cup coconut flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/3 cup egg whites
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1/4 cup Nonfat plain Greek yogurt
  • 1/4 cup brewed coffee
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1/2 ysp vanilla extract
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • Frosting
  • 4 oz cream cheese (Fat-free)
  • 1 1/2 scoop chocolate protein powder
  • 1/4 cup spenda or stevia
  • 2 tbsp unsweetened cocoa
  • 1 tbsp unsweetened almond milk
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract

Instructions
 

  • 1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F
  • 2. Whisk together dry ingredients in a medium mixing bowl
  • 3. Blend together wet ingredients, then mix into dry ingredients until combined
  • 4. Line nine wells of a muffin pan with paper or foil cupcake liners, and spray the insides with cooking spray. Alternatively, spray the insides of the wells with cooking spray and omit liners
  • 5. Divide cupcake batter between prepared wells and bake for 20-25 minutes, until set in the center
  • 6. While cupcakes cool, blend together frosting ingredients until smooth
  • 7. Spoon frosting into a piping bag or sealed baggie with one corner cut off, and frost cupcakes
  • These cupcakes will keep in the fridge up to one week or in the freezer (without frosting) up to one month. If frozen, thaw them at room temperature, then add the frosting

Nutrition

Calories: 95kcalCarbohydrates: 7gProtein: 10gFat: 4.2g
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