Chocolate Beet Cupcakes with Low Fat Cream Cheese Frosting
Chocolate Beet Cupcakes with Low Fat Cream Cheese Frosting
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  • prep: 45 min
  • cook: 20 min
  • total: 1 hr 5 min
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  • Summary

    This recipe was inspired by Anna Olson’s Red Velvet Cupcakes recipe. Moist chocolate cupcakes made with fresh beets and cocoa, topped with low fat, fluffy cream cheese frosting.

    Ingredients

    • 6 tbsp finely shredded beets
    • 1/2 cup milk
    • 1 tsp white vinegar
    • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
    • 1 egg
    • 3 tbsp canola oil
    • 1 cup all purpose flour
    • 1/2 tsp baking powder
    • 1/2 tsp baking soda
    • 1/4 tsp salt
    • 3 tbsp cocoa powder
    • 6 tbsp white sugar
    • 4 tbsp brown sugar
    • 6 oz low fat cream cheese (at room temperature)
    • 4 tbsp butter (at room temperature)
    • 3 cups powdered sugar
    • 1 tbsp milk (any variety)
    • shaved dark chocolate for garnish (optional)

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 12
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 326 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 10 g 15.63%
    • Saturated Fat: 4 g 21.46%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 19 mg 6.33%
    • Sodium: 219 mg 9.12%
    • Calcium: 42 mg 4.17%
    • Potassium: 81 mg 2.32%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 1 mg 3.9%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 58 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 1 g 2.6%
    • Sugar: 47 g
    • Protein: 3 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 4.33%
    • Vitamin C 0.35%
    • Vitamin D 1.85%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat2
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs3
    • Exchange - Starch1
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total1 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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