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Sneaky Chocolate Cupcakes with Raspberry Frosting


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Ingredients

12 portion(s)

Cupcakes

  • 250 g zucchini, roughly chopped
  • 200 g banana, broken into pieces
  • 35 g cocoa
  • 110 g plain flour
  • 5 g bicarb soda, (baking soda)
  • 1/4 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon
  • 65 g light olive oil, or grapeseed oil
  • 100 g sugar
  • 10 g molasses
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla

Frosting

  • 150 g sugar
  • 150 g Butter
  • 1 tbsp Milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 60 g raspberries, I used frozen
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Recipe's preparation

    Cupcakes
  1. 1. Preheat oven to 180C fan forced & line a cupcake tray with cases.

    2. Add zucchini to TMX bowl & chop 3 secs / spd 5. Scrape down sides of bowl & chop again 5 secs / spd 4.

    3. Set zucchini into steaming basket & set aside to strain.

    4. Add banana to TMX bowl and mash 7 secs / spd 4. Set aside on top of zucchini.

    5. Clean & dry mixing bowl thoroughly.

    6. Add cocoa, plain flour, bicarb soda, baking powder & cinnamon to TMX bowl. Sift together for 6 secs / spd 4. Set aside into a large bowl.

    7. Without washing the bowl, add oil, sugar and molasses to TMX bowl and combine 4 secs / spd 4.

    8. Add egg, vanilla, banana & zucchini to bowl & combine 5 secs / spd 3.

    9. Transfer wet ingredients to dry ingredients bowl & mix until just combined. Spoon into cupcake cases (around two thirds full) & bake for 15-20 mins until tops spring back when lightly pressed.

    10. Leave to cool completely before frosting. 

  2. Frosting
  3. 1. Add sugar to TMX bowl & mill 20 secs / spd 9. Scrape down bowl & repeat, 20 secs / spd 9.

    2. Add remaining ingredients and whip for 60 secs / spd 5, stopping at 20 second intervals to scrape down the sides of the bowl.

    3. Using a knife, small scoop or piping bag, frost each of the cupcakes. Add a raspberry on top for a little extra something, something.

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Tip

Kids won't know there is zucchini in these, a great way to use some up or sneak some extra veges into their snacks.

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