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Chocolate Cupcakes with Frosting

Chocolate Cupcakes. This recipe is from Zabar’s in New York City.

2 extra-large eggs, at room temperature
½ teaspoon pure vanilla extract
⅓ cup unsweetened Dutch-process cocoa powder
1 cup whole wheat pastry flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
¼ teaspoon kosher salt
6 tablespoons (3/4 stick) Earth Balance Vegan Buttery sticks, at room
temperature, plus extra for greasing the pan (can substitute unsalted butter)
1 cup dark brown sugar (can use coconut sugar)
⅓ cup sour cream (I used reduced fat in the video)
½ cup cold coffee or water

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cupcakes

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cupcakes

If you love peanut butter and chocolate, you’ll love these cupcakes.  Really!  You will.  I topped it off with chocolate buttercream icing, chopped peanuts, and a drizzle of my clean eating chocolate syrup

1 cup all-purpose flour
1 1/2 teaspoons double acting baking powder
Pinch salt
1/2 cup firmly packed dark brown sugar
1/4 cup chunky peanut butter
3 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened
1 large egg
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 cup milk
1/2 cups semisweet chocolate chips

Top with

Swiss Merengue Chocolate Buttercream icing
Chopped Peanuts
Homemade Chocolate Syrup