Vegan Açaí Cupcakes

Vegan Açaí Cupcakes

Vegan Açaí Cupcakes

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Soft fluffy chocolate cake topped with açaí frosting that’s both indulgent and rich in antioxidants.

Ingredients

Chocolate Cupcakes:
  • 1 cup soy milk
  • 1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/3 cup canola oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract, chocolate extract, or more vanilla extract
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup cocoa powder, Dutch-processed or regular
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
Açaí Frosting:
  • 1/2 cup Earth Balance margarine, softened
  • 1/4 cup soy milk, rice milk, or other non-dairy milk of choice
  • 3 cups Veganized Powdered Sugar
  • 1/4 cup Sambazon Original or Pure Açaí Smoothie Pack, thawed
  • 1 1/2 t. vanilla
 

Ingredients

Chocolate Cupcakes:
  • 1 cup soy milk
  • 1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/3 cup canola oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract, chocolate extract, or more vanilla extract
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup cocoa powder, Dutch-processed or regular
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
Açaí Frosting:
  • 1/2 cup Earth Balance margarine, softened
  • 1/4 cup soy milk, rice milk, or other non-dairy milk of choice
  • 3 cups Veganized Powdered Sugar
  • 1/4 cup Sambazon Original or Pure Açaí Smoothie Pack, thawed
  • 1 1/2 t. vanilla
 

Instructions

Cupcake Instructions:
  1. Preheat oven to 350°F and line a muffin pan with paper or foil liners.
  2. Whisk together the soy milk and vinegar in a large bowl, and set aside for a few minutes to curdle.
  3. Add the sugar, oil, vanilla extract, and other extract, if using, to the soy milk mixture and beat until foamy.
  4. In a separate bowl, sift together the flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, baking powder, and salt.
  5. Add in two batches to wet ingredients and beat until no large lumps remain (a few tiny lumps are OK).
  6. Pour into liners, filling 3/4 of the way.
  7. Bake 18 to 20 minutes, until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  8. Transfer to a cooling rack and let cool completely.

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