Vegan Love: Dark Chocolate Cupcakes with Rich Chocolate Frosting

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Have you ever tried a vegan cupcake? The truth is, had I not been the one who made these cupcakes, I would honestly never guess that they were dairy and egg free, because they are perfectly decadent. Both taste and texture went way beyond my expectations, truly (particularly the cake texture–so incredibly moist). Trust me, whether you’re vegan or not, these cupcakes are … [Read more...]

Gluten-Free Vegan Chocolate Cupcakes

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It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas, which means holiday parties left and right. And friends with special diets to see at said parties. These death-by-chocolate cupcakes are the perfect way to make your vegan and gluten-free friends more at home in any setting, especially one where food may well be the center stage! Follow Erica’s advice, have faith in … [Read more...]

Vegan Chocolate Cupcakes

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These Vegan Chocolate Cupcakes are a chocolate lover’s dream. The chocolate cupcakes are moist and light, supporting the weight of a whipped chocolate glaze. The glaze is made with coconut milk so it does lend the faintest coconut flavor, but most people won’t be able to detect it (alternatively, for a non-vegan version, you could easily substitute the coconut milk … [Read more...]

Vegan Choc Avocado Cupcakes

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We know what you’re thinking: avocado? In a cupcake? Well, it’s actually on top, and yes!These vegan chocolate cupcakes feature a custom frosting made of avocados, and if you’re not accustomed to seeing this fruit atop sweets, it’s time you give it a try. Avocado makes an amazing vegan substitute for creamy substances, and with a bit of cocoa and some … [Read more...]

Vegan Banana Blueberry Cupcakes

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Spring is here and these Vegan Banana Blueberry Cupcakes are just what you need!  A banana cake with a hint of cinnamon, bursting with warm blueberries and topped with frosting!  Yum! I just couldn’t help myself when these came hot out of the oven!  I had to eat one…or two.  Even without the frosting they make great muffins perfect for lunch boxes or picnics. But let’s be … [Read more...]

VEGAN CHOCOLATE CUPCAKES WITH VANILLA ALMOND FROSTING AND RASPBERRY

It may sound strange, but vegan cupcakes are quite delicious, especially when they are topped with fluffy vanilla almond frosting and a light drizzle of raspberry glaze. These cupcakes contain a number of substitutes that make them just as tasty as regular ones, only vegan. For example, vanilla almond milk takes the places of standard dairy milk, and extra virgin olive oil and … [Read more...]

Vegan Chocolate Cupcakes with Chocolate Frosting

These vegan cupcakes are also gluten free, so you could argue that they are “healthy” – and use that as your justification for eating several of them in one sitting. However, they are also great for those with food allergies, as they use garbanzo-fava bean flour and potato starch, plus arrowroot, xanthan gum and agave nectar for sweetness. The frosting is also … [Read more...]

VEGAN CHOCOLATE GINGER

The words “vegan” and “cupcake” are usually not used in the same sentence when spoken by those who aren’t vegan. After all, many people associate vegans with healthy food. However, even those who abstain from eating meat and animal by-products can enjoy a sugary treat now and then. These cupcakes contain flour, sugar, water, cocoa powder and canola … [Read more...]

VEGAN WHOLE WHEAT CHOCOLATE CUPCAKES WITH SPICED BUTTERCREAM

You could argue that these cupcakes are good for you, since they are vegan and are made with whole wheat flour. The substitutions are easy to handle – vanilla almond milk takes the place of cows milk and apple cider vinegar fills in for butter. The cupcakes are also flavored with cocoa powder, vanilla extract and cinnamon. Once you’ve baked these cupcakes, … [Read more...]

ORANGE CREME CUPCAKES VEGAN AND GLUTEN FREE

If you have food allergies, your options for dessert (let alone standard meals) are extremely limited. After all, baking a tasty egg-free, gluten-free, dairy-free, soy-free and rice-free dessert can be tricky. Thankfully there are plenty of recipes like this one that fit that mold. These cupcakes taste like an orange creamsicle, only without all of the harmful things that a … [Read more...]