Super Cute Mini Chocolate Cupcakes

Added to Recipes on Tue 09/10/2013

Courtesy of One Green Planet

 

Ingredients
Makes 12 mini cupcakes

1 cup walnuts
1 cup + 2 tbsp raisins
2 tbsp agave nectar
1 tbsp cacao butter, melted (or use coconut oil)
2 1/2 tbsp cacao powder
1 cup almond flour
1 cup coconut flour

pinch sea salt

Sprinkles Ingredients

1/4 cup cacao nibs

Directions

Combine the walnuts, raisins, agave nectar and cacao butter (or coconut oil) in a food processor and purée. Transfer to a large bowl and add in the almond flour, coconut flour, cacao powder and sea salt, kneading together to combine thoroughly and forming a compact dough. (If dough is too dry, add a tablespoon or two of water. If it is too wet, adjust with extra almond flour.)

Use a mini muffin tin, and tuck a layer of saran wrap into a cup to use as a mold. Spoon in some of the cupcake dough and press firmly into the cup to form desired cupcake shape. Use the saran-wrap to remove the packed cake from the muffin tin, then peel away plastic. Frost the cupcake liberally with frosting and sprinkle with cacao nibs. Repeat for remaining cupcakes.

Frosting Ingredients
1/2 cup mashed avocado
3 tbsp cacao paste, melted (or use bakers chocolate)
2 tbsp cacao powder
1/4 cup agave nectar

 

Directions

Combine all frosting ingredients in a blender and purée until smooth.

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