Raw Vegan Cupcakes

Introduction: Raw Vegan Cupcakes

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Sometimes at Instructables HQ we have in house contests where we challenge each other to the best foods. This time around, we decided on cupcakes. 

I chose to whip up a batch of awesome vegan raw cupcakes! these are easy to make and require no baking! 

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Step 1: Ingredients

These cupcakes have 2 main parts, "cake" and "frosting"

(For 6 cupcakes)

The cake is consistent of: 
1 c. of walnuts
5 Medjool dates, pitted
1 tbsp Coconut Oil
2-3 tbsp of Cacao Powder or cocoa powder
1 tsp of Vanilla extract
Pinch of sea salt

and the frosting is:
1/2 c of Peeled Almonds
3 tsp of Agave Nectar
4 tsp Coconut Oil
Juice from 2 limes

Step 2: Making the Cupcakes

for making the cupcakes, i just threw all the ingredients in a food processor and waited till they where all stuck together. It took about 7 minutes, if your mixture is a bit to dry add a bit of water to get it going. You should be left with a tasty sticky chocolately mess. 

Step 3: Frosting

For the frosting i used a blender. First i melted the coconut oil a bit to make it creamy and then put in all in a blender and let it whurl! took about 5 minutes to get the right consistency. If you don't blend it enough your frosting may be gritty. 

Step 4: Frost Your Cupcakes

Next put your cupcake batter in cupcake papers and then cover them with tasty frosting. 

Step 5: Chill and Serve!

to get them the right texture, chill them for about an hour and serve! 

These are very tasty treats set to please any palette, vegan or not!

Hope you enjoyed these cupcakes!

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    8 years ago on Step 5

    These sound yummy! I'll have to taste 'em myself. Might take a while with no food processor :/