Chocolate Olive Oil Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Icing

19 February, 2013

 

Ingredients
Cupcakes:

1 Tsp Olive del Mondo Dark Chocolate Balsamic
1/3 Cup Olive del Mondo Extra Virgin Olive Oil – such as Arbequina which is creamy and buttery
1 cup Almond Milk
1 Tsp Vanilla Extract
¾ Cup Sugar
1 Cup flour
1/3 Cup Cocoa
¾ Tsp Baking Soda
½ Tsp Baking Powder
¼ Tsp Salt

Icing:
¼ Cup Butter, softened
¼ Cup Cream Cheese, softened
2 Cups Confectioners’ Sugar
1 Tsp Vanilla Extract

Directions
Preheat oven to 350˚F.

Combine dry ingredients in a large bowl. Combine wet ingredients in another bowl, mixing well. Add wet ingredients to dry ingredients and mix until combined.

Put about ¼ cup in each cupcake wrapper. Recipe should make 11-12 cupcakes.Bake for 20 minutes or the rise and a toothpick comes out clean.

Variation: Use Olive del Mondo Blood Orange Olive Oil instead of Arbequina for a wonderful orange chocolate cupcake!

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