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Butter-less Avocado Chocolate Cupcakes



Everyone scare of FAT!!! Cupcake, no way (it's full of butter). Do not worry now, this GOOD-Fat avocado cupcake absolutely match your diet plan then. It contains mostly the monounsaturated kind, is extremely good for the heart according to the medical research. How I've invented this is just substitute the butter into fresh mashed avocado in this cake recipe. Undeniably the texture of the cake is not as fine as the butter-contains cupcake. Think about it, it's good for your health and say it all later. 



Some interesting facts on how avocado good for our health, source from here. I might need to invent more avocado-related recipe since it's easier to get it at Australia anytime now.


  1. Did you know that avocado or an avocado extract is good for prevention or treatment of “breast cancer” as well as “prostate cancer”?
  2. Avocados contain “oleic acid”, a monounsaturated fat that may help lower cholesterol.
  3. Avocado is a good source of potassium, a mineral that helps regulate blood pressure.

Anyway, my recipe as below

Cake:
Refer to my previous post titled "Volcano Cupcakes", change the flour to 70%, 30% of the total to use pure cocoa powder. Substitute the butter into mashed fresh avocado (1 small one). 

Topping
2 small to medium avocado (ripe one)
1/2 cup sugar (you may reduce it if you prefer the original avocado smell)
1tsp lemon juice
Fruits (decor) - my liking :)

Method
Refer to my previous post titled "Volcano Cupcakes"

I am submitting this post to Aspiring Bakers #13: Enjoy Cupcakes! (November 2011) hosted by Min of Min's Blog.

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I am submitting this post to the Christmas Giveaway in the Sweet Spot

Comments

Torviewtoronto said…
beautiful cupcakes and colour
ann low said…
I love avocado and had tried two recipes, salad and cookies and your cupcakes will be my third.
Thanks for sharing :)
I love avocado too and i have a few in my pantry... recipe bookmarked :p
kok chuan said…
creamy but healthy combination...
beautiful and nice combo! Thanks for sharing.
Hankerie said…
@ Ann: Cool, let me know & link me after you have baked avocado cupcakes in this mth ya :)

@ Ellena & Sonia: Thanks for dropping by.

@ BB: The taste not really creamy, it's pure avocado (natural source from fresh fruits)