Applesauce Cupcakes Recipe
Healthy applesauce cupcakes are coming your way! Made with a base of almond flour, brown rice flour, and coconut flour, these gluten-free cupcakes are so soft and delicious. No butter or oils, and naturally sweetened with maple syrup and applesauce – no refined sugar in the applesauce cake or the healthy frosting! A great dessert recipe to serve to adults and kids alike!
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Prepare a muffin tin with cupcake liners, or use silicone muffin liners instead of paper liners.
In a large bowl add the eggs, applesauce, maple syrup, milk, and vanilla extract. Whisk the wet ingredients together fully.
Into the same bowl, add the almond flour, brown rice flour, coconut flour, baking powder, cinnamon, and sea salt. Using a whisk, mix the dry ingredients in fully, but do not overmix. Alternatively, you can use an electric mixer at medium speed here.
Divide batter between the prepared muffin pan. Bake for 24-26 minutes, or until you insert a toothpick into the center of a cupcake and it comes out clean, or with a dry crumb.
Remove and cool on a wire rack.
Once the cupcakes are fully cooled, use a piping bag and frost with the healthy cream cheese frosting. On the top of each cupcake sprinkle the crushed freeze-dried apples.
Calories: 278kcal | Carbohydrates: 30g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0.5g | Trans Fat: 0.003g | Cholesterol: 36mg | Sodium: 382mg | Potassium: 97mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 14g | Vitamin A: 59IU | Vitamin C: 0.2mg | Calcium: 129mg | Iron: 1mg