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Clone of Quinoa Chocolate Cupcakes



30 portion(s)

Quinoa Chocolate Cupcakes

  • 140 g white quinoa, uncooked
  • 1 l water
  • 80 g Milk
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 160 g grapeseed oil or other mildly flavoured oil
  • 150 g Rapadura Sugar
  • 80 g dutch process cocoa powder
  • 1.5 tsp baking powder
  • 0.5 tsp bicarb soda
  • 0.5 tsp salt

Recipe's preparation

  1. Weigh quinoa into simmering basket.

    Soak for 30 minutes by adding enough water to cover quinoa.


  2. Place simmering basket with quinoa into TM bowl. Add 1 L water.

    Steam quinoa for 17 min/Varoma/spd 3.

    Remove basket from bowl and set aside to cool

  3. Place quinoa in TM bowl. Blend for 20-30 secs/spd 8.

    Add remaining ingredients. Blend for 20-30s/spd 8.

  4. Divide mixture between about 30 mini paper baking cups (or 12 larger ones).

    Bake at 160°C for 15-20 minutes (longer for larger ones).


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Decorate with butter icing if desired.

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  • Sorry for such a late reply

    Submitted by chrischrus on 10. April 2013 - 12:31.

    Sorry for such a late reply (I thought I was notified when people commented). You can use any sweetener you like: brown sugar, raw sugar, white sugar, coconut sugar. Liquid sweeteners like honey, maple syrup etc would probably also work.

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  • wondering what else can you

    Submitted by michellewilkinson on 13. February 2013 - 13:03.

    wondering what else can you use instead of rapadura sugar. michelle 

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