These moist chocolate and banana cupcakeswith a simple vanilla glaze make perfect lunchbox and after-schooltreats.
Recipe: Chocolate BananaCupcakes
Cupcakes:2 cups all-purpose flour3/4 cup granulated sugar – divided use1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder3/4 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon baking powder1/4 teaspoon salt 1 cup sour cream 1/2 cup mashed ripe banana1/4 cup milk1/3 cup vegetable oil2 teaspoons vanilla extract 3 large egg whites Simple Glaze:1/2 cup powdered sugar1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract3 to 4 teaspoons warm water
Heat oven to 350°F (175°C). Linemedium muffin cups with paper baking cups.
In a large bowl, mix together flour, 1/4cup sugar, cocoa, baking soda, baking powder and salt; set aside.
In medium bowl, stir together sour cream,banana, milk, oil and vanilla; set aside.
In small bowl, beat egg whites until foamy.Gradually add remaining 1/2 cup sugar, beating well after eachaddition until stiff peaks form.
Stir sour cream mixture into flour mixtureuntil moistened; fold in one-third of egg white mixture. Gentlyfold in remaining egg white mixture.
Fill muffin cups 3/4 full with batter.
Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until woodenpick inserted in center comes out clean. Remove from pan to wirerack. Cool completely.
For Simple Glaze: In small bowl, beattogether powdered sugar and enough warm water for desired consistency.
Drizzle glaze over tops of cupcakes. Letstand until set.
Makes 20 cupcakes.
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