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Chocolate Mint Cupcakes

  • Ready in: 30-45 minutes
  • Categories: Desserts
  • Submitted by: Melody Polakow
Chocolate Mint Cupcakes

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ c unbleached all purpose flour
  • ½ c cocoa powder
  • 1 c sugar
  • 1 t baking soda
  • ¼ t salt
  • ½ c. Whole Soy & Co plain yogurt
  • Approximately ½ c. coffee
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • ½ t mint extract
  • 1/3 c olive oil
  • For Frosting...
  • ¾ c Whole Soy & Co plain yogurt
  • ½ c cocoa powder
  • 4-5 c powdered sugar
  • ¼ t mint extract

Directions

Pre-heat oven to 375 F.

In a mixing bowl, combine the flour, cocoa powder, sugar, baking soda and salt. In a large measuring cup, mix the yogurt and coffee to total 1 c. plus 2 Tbs. Add vanilla, mint and olive oil to yogurt and coffee mixture. Whisk all ingredients well.

Make a well in the dry ingredients, and add wet ingredients. Stir until incorporated.

Line a cupcake pan with liners and drop by ice cream scoop until liners are halfway full. Bake for 20 - 25 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.

While cupcakes are baking and cooling, combine the frosting ingredients - ¾ c plain WholeSoy yogurt, cocoa powder, powdered sugar and mint extract. Mix together until it reaches desired consistency. Place in fridge until you are ready to use.

Cool completely and then frost. Enjoy!

Comments (3)

  • Stephanie Brown
    21 January 2011 at 23:35 |

    Mmmmm chocolate mint. I'm going to make these this weekend!

  • michelle
    08 May 2011 at 00:58 |

    such a great idea! i love that you use the yogurt in the frosting recipe also:)

  • Jodie Tan
    Jodie Tan
    28 November 2012 at 17:39 |

    Yum! Looks divine!

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