Chocolate Cupcakes with Frosting Recipe

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Submitted by alesha801

Makes 16 servings



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Recipe Ingredients for Chocolate Cupcakes with Frosting

2 cups almond flour
1 cup Splnda
6 tablespoons butter
1/8 teaspoon cream of tartar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
5 eggs, separated
2 teaspoons baking powder
5 tablespoons cocoa

Ingredients for Frosting:
1 pkg Jello Sugar Free Vanilla pudding
8 oz. mascarpone or cream cheese
1 cup heavy cream
3 pkts Splnda
1 Half 'n Half (to thin to make spreadable if needed)

Recipe Directions for Chocolate Cupcakes with Frosting

  1. Preheat oven to 325F.

  2. Whip egg whites with cream of tartar until stiff. In separate bowl, using electric mixer, cream butter with egg yolks until light yellow and fluffy. Add vanilla extract and Splenda. Beat until well mixed. Add about 1/3 of whipped egg whites to the butter/egg yolk mixture and mix lightly. Fold the whole thing in to the whipped egg whites and fold lightly. Add 1 cup of almond flour and fold lightly. Add remaining almond flour, baking powder and cocoa and fold thoroughly, being careful not to break down whites.

  3. Fill paper muffin cups in muffin tin about half full. Bake at 325F about 15 to 20 minutes until cracked on top.

  4. Frosting

  5. Whip mascarpone or cream cheese in food processor or with electric mixer until smooth. Add cream and mix again briefly. Add pudding mix and Splenda and mix well. Add Half 'n Half in 1/2 teaspoon amounts if needed. Makes enough to frost 32 cupcakes (2 batches) and will store in fridge or can be frozen. This recipe can also be spread in fudge pan, frozen and cut in squares as a treat.

  6. Chocolate Jello Pudding can be used for Chocolate Frosting or fudge.

  7. Makes 16 cupcakes. 3 grams of net carbohydrate per cupcake unfrosted,

  8. 6 net grams when frosted.

Categories

Dessert

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 43.3g
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Amount Per Serving
Calories
114
Calories from Fat
94
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
10.5g
16%
Saturated Fat
6.2g
31%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
87mg
29%
Sodium
66mg
3%
Potassium
150mg
4%
Total Carbohydrates
2.0g
1%
Dietary Fiber
0.5g
2%
Sugars
0.2g
Protein
3.8g
Vitamin A 7% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 7% Iron 3%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
C-
  Good points
  • Very low in sugar
  •   Bad points
  • Very high in saturated fat
  • Very high in cholesterol
  • Contains alcohol
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