Chocolate “Power” Cupcakes

Chocolate Power Cupcakes

Kristal Burton

Kristal Burton
Registered Dietitian Nutritionist

This is a great diabetic friendly dessert. A delicious protein-packed way to satisfy that sweets craving!

• ½ cup coconut flour
• 1 tablespoon baking powder
• 2 scoops whey chocolate protein powder (90-100 calories per scoop)
• 2 tablespoons dark chocolate cocoa powder
• 1 egg
• 1.5 cups egg whites
• ½ cup plain fat free Greek yogurt
• 1 packet sugar free fat free instant jello chocolate pudding
• 2-3 tablespoon stevia
• 1 tsp cinnamon
• 1 tbsp vanilla extra
• 1 tbsp caramel OR maple OR mint OR coconut extract
• ½ cup water or unsweetened vanilla almond milk
• 3 tablespoon mini chocolate chips

1. Pre-heat oven to 325 degrees.
2. Mix all ingredients together except the chocolate chips.
3. Place cupcake wrappers in cupcake tin. Grease well with Pam spray. Spoon batter into each tin until you have 16 cupcakes. Sprinkle ½ tsp of mini chocolate chips onto each cupcake.
4. Bake for 25 minutes, or until toothpick comes out clean.
5. Optional: serve with 1-2 dollops of light whipped topping.

Nutrition information per cupcake: 70 calories, 2g total fat, 1g saturated fat, 7g carbs, 2g fiber, 6.3g protein.