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Happy Birthday Chocolate Cupcakes recipe

Happy Birthday Chocolate Cupcakes.

Pureed California raisins are the secretingredient that makes these moist and chocolaty cupcakes a wholesometreat.

Recipe: Happy Birthday ChocolateCupcakes

3/4 cup California raisins
2 to 3 tablespoons hot water
1/2 cup fat-free sour cream
1/4 cup softened heart healthy vegetable spread
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 cup granulated sugar
4 egg whites
1 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon saltFrosting:
1 3/4 cups powdered sugar – divided use
1/4 cup softened heart healthy vegetable spread
1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
2 tablespoons fat-free half-and-half
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C)and line 12 muffin cups with cupcake papers. Set aside.
  • Combine raisins and hot water in foodprocessor or blender; process until smooth. Beat raisin pureetogether with sour cream, spread and extract in a large bowluntil light. Beat in sugar, then egg whites. Add dry ingredientsand beat until well mixed. Spoon into lined cups and bake for18 to 20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the centercomes out clean. Let cool before frosting.
  • For frosting, beat together 1 1/4 cupspowdered sugar with remaining ingredients until smooth; spreadthe top of each cupcake with a thin layer. Stir remaining 1/2cup powdered sugar together with a few drops of half-and-halfuntil thick and smooth. Drizzle a swirl on top of each cupcake.

    Makes 12 cupcakes.

    Prep time: 20 minutes
    Cook time: 18 to 20 minutes

    Nutrition Facts (per serving): Calories280 (24% from fat); Total Fat 8g (sat 2.5g, mono 3g, poly 1g);Cholesterol 5mg; Protein 5g; Carbohydrates 50g; Fiber 3g; Iron2mg; Sodium 300mg; Calcium 33mg;

    Recipe and photograph provided courtesyof; through ARA Content.

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