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Honey Cupcakes with Vanilla Frosting

These scrumptious cupcakes will satisfy your sweet tooth without the sugar. Yum!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Christmas, Easter, Holiday, Kid-Friendly, Thanksgiving, Vegetarian
Servings: 8 people
Calories: 237kcal
Author: Chef Nichole

Ingredients

Cupcakes

  • 1 1/2 cups white whole-wheat flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 3 tablespoons honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup Greek yogurt plain
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons olive oil optional canola oil
  • 1/2 cup almond milk
  • 1 tablespoon orange juice
  • 1/2 cup apples finely diced

Frosting

  • 1/2 cup cream cheese reduced-fat, softened
  • 2 tablespoons honey raw (use a thick, light color honey, my recommendation Honest Raw Honey)
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla

Instructions

Cupcakes

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  • Combine dry ingredients, set aside.
  • Whisk together honey, vanilla, egg, yogurt, and oil. Add almond milk and orange juice, whisk to combine.
  • Fold dry ingredients and apples into the wet mixture. Fill 8 lined muffin tins with batter and bake 30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean. Cool cupcakes completely before adding frosting.

Frosting

  • Beat ingredients until combined and creamy.

Nutrition

Serving: 1cupcake with 1 tablespoon frosting | Calories: 237kcal | Carbohydrates: 30g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 38mg | Sodium: 205mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 13g |
SmartPoints (Freestyle): 10
SmartPoints (Freestyle): 10