Paleo Chocolate Cupcakes with (not so paleo) Mocha Frosting


Need some sweet inspiration? We think a four day week is reason enough to celebrate!

Totally awesome paleo and nut-free cupcakes! Add some mocha frosting (not quite paleo) but so yummy!

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Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup coconut flour
  • 1/2 cup cacao powder
  • Dash of sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 8 eggs
  • 1/2 cup coconut oil
  • 1/2 cup agave syrup

Directions

  • Pulse together dry ingredients in a food processor
  • Pulse in wet ingredients
  • Line a muffin pan (12) with paper liners and scoop batter into each
  • Bake at 350° for 15-18 minutes
  • Cool and serve

Thanks Elana’s Pantry for the cupcake inspiration!

For the Frosting

  • 1/3 stick melted butter
  • 1/4 cup strong drip coffee
  • 1 Tbsp cocoa
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • Powdered sugar (1-2 cups)

Directions

  • Mix melted butter, coffee, cocoa and vanilla
  • Start adding powdered sugar while stirring constantly
  • When desired consistency has been reached, frost the cooled cupcakes
  • Top with sprinkles or M&Ms immediately if desired

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