Fat Free vegan chocolate cupcakes for vegetarians

A large percentage of people from all over the world are conscious about their diet which makes them very careful in choosing the types of food that they consume. Lately, a lot of research on nutrition correlates the consumption of too much carbohydrates with obesity as well as diabetes which can lead to very complicated disorders later. However, many people still crave for sweets to satisfy their sweet tooth so the best recourse would be to look for recipes that can be considered healthy. A good example of which are vegan chocolate cupcakes mad up of natural ingredients and contains little dairy products. Vegan chocolate cupcakes have become a favorite among the diet conscious these past few years. A couple from Missouri named Jessica and Neil Kohler came up with this vegan chocolate cupcake recipe that?s very easy to follow.

* 1 cup flour
* 1/4 cup cocoa powder
* 3 tablespoons black cocoa powder
* 1 teaspoon baking powder
* 1/2 teaspoon baking soda * 1/4 teaspoon salt
* 1 cup soymilk
* 1/4 cup canola oil or applesauce ( as for applesauce, increase to 1/2 cup)
* 1/2 cup maple syrup
* 1/4 cup sugar
* 1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar
* 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1. Preaheat the oven to 350 and place cupcake liners on a 12-muffin pan

2. Mix the following: flour, cocoa powders, baking powder, baking soda and salt.

3. In another container, combine the soy milk, oil, maple syrup, sugar, vinegar and vanilla.

4. The wet ingredients must be beaten at medium speed which will take about two minues. Pour the dry ingredients to the mixture and beat for about another minute to combine well.

5. Fill each cupcake liner about 2/3 full and bake for about 25-30 minutes. Remove from oven and let it fully cool.

Delicious Mint Icing for a twist

1.Cream the shortening for a few minutes until soft.

2.Add one cup powdered sugar and a few splashes of the soymilk (or soycreamer). Mix fully and continue to alternate until all the powdered sugar is dissolved and the frosting is at the desired consistency. Add the vanilla, mint, and green food coloring.

Now, you have created your own vegan chocolate cupcakes that does not only look enticing but tastes yummy as well.