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Friday, September 26, 2014

Coco"nut" Cupcakes



 Before they went in the oven!

                                    
    Yummmmmmmmmm.


We would make these for parties a lot (sometimes we would even make up a cause for a celebration, which, I might add, still do). These are sooo good, you can't tell they are grain-free!!  I hope you enjoy.

Bake@ 350 degrees
for 20min.
yield: one dozen cupcakes

5 eggs
2 T vanilla
1/3 coconut oil/butter 
1/2 C buttermilk
1/4 C warm water
1/2 C sugar
3/4 C coconut flour
1 t salt
1/2 t baking soda
1/2 unsweetened coconut flakes
1/2 C chopped nuts (you can use pretty much any kind)

Heat oven to 350 degrees. in a medium size bowl mix all wet ingredient together. In a separate bowl mix coconut flour, sugar, salt, and baking soda. Mix dry and wet ingredient together then add the nuts. pour into muffin tin and bake for 20min. let cool for 1hr. then spread with frosting recipe (below).

Frosting recipe

8 oz. cream cheese-softened(one package)
1/4 C coconut palm sugar (you can also substitute with about 1 t stevia)
1 t vanilla
1/3 C coconut flakes

Mix everything together. 
Sprinkle coconut flakes on top.