Decadent Halloween Chocolate Cupcakes

Decadent Halloween Chocolate Cupcakes
Decadent Halloween Chocolate Cupcakes

Decadent Halloween Chocolate Cupcakes

Recipes   Sweets     Gluten Free     Seasonal    

Ingredients

Cupcakes
  • 3/4 cup + 2 1/2 tablespoons (104 grams) Dutch-process cocoa powder
  • 2/3 cup fine almond flour
  • 2 TBS coconut flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon espresso powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup + 1 tablespoon butter, softened
  • ½ - ¾ cup Swerve Granular (depends on sweetness- ½ cup is more of a dark chocolate flavor, and ¾ cup will be more of a semi-sweet chocolate flavor)
  • ½ cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 4 large eggs, room temperature
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
Frosting
  • 2 sticks butter
  • 6 TBS of whipping cream or milk
  • 2 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cups confectioner's Swerve

Instructions

Cupcakes
  1. Preheat your oven to 350 °F (175 °C) and line a muffin pan (or two) with 12 liners.
  2. In a medium mixing bowl, stir together the cocoa powder, almond flour, coconut flour, baking powder, espresso powder and salt. Set aside.
  3. With an electric mixer, stir together softened butter, Swerve, almond milk, eggs sour cream, and vanilla. Add the dry mixture to the wet and mix for 3 minutes until well combined
  4. Pour the batter evenly into the muffin liners, about 3/4 full.
  5. Bake for 19-22 minutes. A toothpick inserted in the middle should come out mostly clean; you do not want it to come out completely dry.
  6. Let cool for 5 minutes and then remove to a wire rack to cool completely.
Frosting
  1. In an electric mixer or with a hand mixer combine all frosting ingredients. Beat until well combined.
  2. Frost Cupcakes, and then top with Swerve Raspberry Sauce and Swerve Human Shortbread Fingers or Halloween decoration of choice*

Makes 12 cupcakes. 

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 cupcake

Servings 12

Calories 360
Total Fat 35g
Total Saturated Fat 20g
Cholesterol 140mg
Sodium 120mg
Total Carbs 35g
Dietary Fiber 6g
Sugars 2g
Swerve 25g
Protein 6g
Net Carbs: 4g

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