No birthday is complete without chocolate cupcakes right? Here is an excellent Paleo friendly recipe taken from “The Food Lovers Make it Paleo” by Bill Staley and Hayley Mason 2011.
Yummy Paleo Chocolate Birthday Cupcakes
Photo from paleoeffect.com
1/2 cup coconut flour
1/2 cup pure maple syrup
1/2 tbsp pure vanilla extract
1/4 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 cup cocoa powder
Preheat oven to 350 F
Mix all ingredients together with a hand mixer
Place muffin papers into muffin trays
Fill each muffin cup with 1/4 cup batter
Bake at 350 F for 35 mins or until toothpick comes out clean
Let cool and enjoy!!
Variations: Add some chocolate chips, coconut, nuts or berries to the batter.
Melt some dark chocolate and use as drizzle for the top of the cupcakes.
Substitutions: Coconut oil can be used in place of Palm oil
Honey, Agave Nectar or Liquid Stevia (less) can replace maple syrup
Yum yum yummmm!!!