Cappuccino Cupcakes

Cappuccino Cupcakes
Yield: 18 cupcakes Prep 10 mins Bake 350°F 17 mins to 20 mins

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup prepared prune butter
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/4 cup instant espresso powder, dissolved in 1/2 cup warm water
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 1 1/2 cups frozen nondairy low-fat whipped topping, thawed
  • Unsweetened cocoa powder, for dusting

Make It

1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Lightly coat 18 standard-size muffin-pan cups with nonstick cooking spray.

2. Whisk together flour, sugar, cocoa powder, baking soda and salt in small bowl.

3. Stir together prune butter, oil, eggs, dissolved espresso and vanilla in large bowl. Stir in flour mixture until blended. Spoon batter evenly into prepared muffin cups, filling each cup about halfway full.

4. Bake in 350 degree F oven 17 to 20 minutes or until tops spring back when lightly touched. Cool cupcakes in pan for 3 minutes. Turn out onto wire rack to cool completely.

5. Just before serving, frost each cupcake with a tablespoonful of whipped topping. Dust with cocoa powder through fine-mesh sieve.

Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 175, Fat, total (g): 5, chol. (mg): 24, sat. fat (g): 1, carb. (g): 31, pro. (g): 3, sodium (mg): 208, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.