Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Cupcakes

21 05 2009

1 BLOG 001 Ingredients

3 egg whites
1 large banana, mashed
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup skim milk
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 tablespoon canola oil
1 cup whole wheat pastry flour
1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt

In the words of Marisa
” Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
In a large bowl, beat egg whites, banana and sugar. Add milk, vanilla and oil and beat for 2 minutes on low speed. In a separate bowl, combine flour, cocoa, baking soda and salt. Gradually add flour mixture to wet ingredients until fully combine d. The batter will be very thin.

Using a 1/8 cup measuring cup, scoop batter and pour into mini muffin cups/tin- line either with cooking spray. (paper lining cups or tin)

Bake cupcakes for 12 minutes. Do not overbake! Let cool on wire rack.

After cupcakes are completely cool, prepare frosting!
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Easy Fudgey Peanut Butter Frosting:

Ingredients

2 TB White Chocolate Wonder Peanut Butter
1 Tb Cocoa Powder
1 Tb Butter ( I only had Smart Balance)
1/3 cup sugar

In a skillet on med. heat, melt all ingredients together whisking well. Add spoonfulls on top of each muffin. Cool in the fridge to set frosting.

 

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5 responses

21 05 2009
Foodie (Fab and Delicious Food)

Yum, those cupcakes look amazing!

21 05 2009
Erica

oh my yum! And they sound somewhat on the healthier dessert side too!

21 05 2009
Erica

PS have you settled on a local yet? Otherwise I”m going to email the lady and ask if I can come take pics either Friday or Saturday. Let me know 😉

21 05 2009
Lara (Thinspired)

That was my BSI winning recipe 🙂 My husband is going to make them this weekend…they sound so good! Looks like you jazzed up the frosting a little, too! You are so creative!

21 05 2009
Bridget

THose look freeking awesome!

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