Chocolate Coconut Protein Cupcakes

IMG_5322This yummy cupcake recipe will really satisfy that desire for something sweet, but with only 150 calories per cupcake!

Prep Time: 10mins

Cook Time: 15/20mins


Ingredients 

Recipe makes 16 cupcakes:

  • 100g Coconut oil
  • 100g Coconut flour
  • 100ml approx. Coconut milk
  • 100g Chocolate whey protein (I use The Protein Works Diet Whey Complex in Chocolate Silk)
  • 1 medium egg
  • 100g Truvia/Stevia
  • 2tbsp Agave Nectar

Topping ingredients

  • 100g Chocolate whey protein
  • 100g Total 0% Greek Yoghurt
  • 10g Desiccated coconut

Method 

  1. Pre-heat oven to 180 degrees/gas mark 4.
  2. Soften your coconut oil in a bowl, and add the truvia/stevia, and agave nectar.
  3. Sift in Coconut flour and chocolate whey protein and combine all the ingredients together .
  4. Create a well in the middle of the bowl and whisk in the egg .
  5. Add up to 100ml of coconut milk until the batter is thick enough to leave a trail for a few seconds when dropped from the spoon.
  6. Spoon mixture into cupcake cases, and bake in the centre of a pre-heated oven for 15/20 minutes until they are spingy to the touch.
  7. Allow to cool on a baking tray, and prepare the frosting.
  8. Add the yoghurt to the chocolate whey protein a little at a time until it reaches desired consistency.
  9. Top the cooled cupcakes with a little frosting and sprinkle with desiccated coconut if desired.

MACROS: 150kcal/Fat 9g/Carbs 11.4g/Protein 11g 

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