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Vegan Chocolate Cupcakes

These indulgent vegan chocolate cupcakes have no butter, eggs or dairy milk, but you'd never guess it. This recipe is perfect for potlucks and family gatherings that include guests with food restrictions. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Total Time
    Prep: 20 min. Bake: 15 min. + cooling
  • Makes
    2 dozen

Ingredients

  • 2-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2/3 cup baking cocoa
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 2 cups refrigerated unsweetened coconut milk
  • 1-1/2 cups sugar
  • 1/3 cup canola oil
  • 2 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • FROSTING:
  • 1 cup dairy-free margarine, softened
  • 3 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1/3 cup baking cocoa
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350°. In a large bowl, whisk flour, cocoa and baking soda. In a small bowl, whisk coconut milk, sugar, oil, vinegar and vanilla. Stir into dry ingredients just until moistened.
  • Fill paper-lined muffin cups half full. Bake until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean, 15-20 minutes. Cool 10 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks to cool completely.
  • For frosting, in a large bowl, beat margarine until light and fluffy. Beat in confectioners' sugar, cocoa, milk and vanilla. Frost cupcakes.
Nutrition Facts
1 cupcake: 265 calories, 12g fat (2g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 194mg sodium, 40g carbohydrate (27g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein.

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  • NoviceChef23587
    Jun 9, 2020

    So easy I could do it, and I´m only a 4th grader.

  • Henry
    Jun 8, 2020

    Great recipe, easy to follow instructions, and really yummy cupcakes

  • Refilwe
    May 7, 2020

    Metrics measurements please! Tia

  • Debby
    Mar 2, 2020

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