RED VELVET CUPCAKES
Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 25 minutes Total Time: 40 minutes Yield: 6 cupcakes
1 cup [pitted Medjool dates (about 12)
1 cup water
1 small beet (about 1.5 inch diameter, peeled)
1 tbsp baking powder
2 tsps cacao powder
1/2 tsp vanilla extract
1 cup oat flour
8 pitted Medjool dates
1/2 cup non-dairy milk or water
2 tbsps cacao powder
6 oz . coconut yogurt
Blend the water, dates, vanilla, and beet on high till there are no chunks.
Add the remaining ingredients. Blend till combined.
Spoon into a cupcake pan that is lightly oiled or use paper liners.
Bake for 22-24 minutes at 350F.
Blend all the ingredients till smooth. Remove the center of the cupcakes with a cupcake corer or a small cookie cutter. Spoon in the filling.
If the yogurt is lumpy, whisk first, then pipe or spread onto cooled and filled cupcakes. Serve immediately.