Vanilla Cupcakes

cupcake

These simple cupcakes turned out so well that I had to share this recipe. I had never tried baked goods using coconut oil before so I was curious to see how these turned out. I almost always use Ener-g Egg replacer or apple sauce in place of eggs so I wasn’t sure if these would work well without either of those ingredients in place. These actually ended up much better than anything I’ve made with Ener-g Egg replacer and about as good as anything I’ve made with apple sauce in place of eggs. I’m excited to make cake out of this recipe soon so I will post again when I’ve seen how this works as vanilla cake!

Ingredients:

  • 1 Tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1 1/2 cups almond milk
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup coconut oil, warmed until liquid
  • 1 1/4 tsp vanilla extract

Directions:

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line muffin pans with cupcake liners.

2. Combine the apple cider vinegar and almond milk. Allow to sit until curdled, roughly 5 minutes.

3. In a large bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.

4. In a separate and smaller bowl, combine almond milk mixture with the coconut oil and the vanilla extract.

5. Pour the wet ingredients into the larger bowl containing the dry ingredients. Mix together all ingredients thoroughly.

6. Spoon the batter evenly into the cupcake liners.

7. Bake for 15-20 minutes and allow to cool on wire rack. Once cooled, top each cupcake with vegan frosting.

Yields: 18 cupcakes

Source: AllRecipes.com

Advertisements

2 thoughts on “Vanilla Cupcakes

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s