Chocolate Black Bean Hedgehog Cupcakes

These adorable cupcakes were made to celebrate a special occasion for one of my sisters (who is obsessed with hedgehogs)! They were quick and fun to make. The cupcake bottom is a deliciously rich,  chocolatey and healthy cupcake, meanwhile the top is fondant that I cut and coloured to look like little hedgehogs! These are great to make for a special occasion and can be topped with anything from healthy chocolate frosting to melted dark chocolate to fondant, like I did!

Ingredients:

  • 1 (14 oz.) can organic black beans
  • 4 eggs
  • 1/2 cup agave syrup
  • 3 tbsp. unsweetened dark cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 2 tbsp coconut oil
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

Recipe:

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 F.
  2. Line a 12 cup muffin tin with paper cups.
  3. Drain and rinse the black beans thoroughly.
  4. In a blender combine the black beans, eggs, agave syrup, cocoa, baking powder, baking soda, coconut oil and vanilla extract.
  5. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until a wooden toothpick inserted into the centre comes out clean!

I would love to hear any feedback or comments you have! Please let me know how this turned out when you made it at home! Love to hear back from you!

Enjoy!

B

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