Chocolate Quinoa Cupcakes

Prep Time: 10 minutes Cooking Time: 30 minutes Ready In: 40 minutes
  • 2 cups cooked quinoa (cooled, and fluffed up)
  • 1/3 cup coconut milk
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 t. vanilla
  • 3/4 c. olive oil
  • 1-1/2 c. sugar
  • 1 c. cocoa powder
  • 1-1/2 t. baking powder
  • 1/2 t. baking soda
  • 1/2 t. sea salt
  • Top with whipping cream: 2 cups of very cold whipping cream, 3 T. Confectioners sugar, 2 T. cocoa powder, 1/2 t. coriander, 1 t. vanilla
  • Step 1: In a blender, combine quinoa, eggs, milk, vanilla, olive oil, sugar, and cocoa powder and mix.
  • Step 2: Transfer to a mixing bowl and add baking powder, baking soda, and salt and mix together.
  • Step 3: Once the batter is blended, pour into greased cupcake tins or 2 round cake pans.
  • Step 4: Bake at 350-degrees for 20-35 minutes (depending on the pan you choose).
  • Step 5: Prepare whipping cream by grabbing a metal bowl and combining the ingredients listed above. Whip until peaks form (about 3-5 minutes). Spoon over cupcakes once they have cooled.

Edible Education tip: You won’t believe these delicious cupcakes are made with quinoa! This is a party pleaser every time, and the perfect recipe for all of the chocoholics you love.

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